Assistant/Associate Professor - Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, Memphis - 200000011Q
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry, is accepting applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
The primary responsibilities of the position will include supervision, didactic and clinical instruction of dental and medical students and residents, scholarly activities, and service. Participation in the developing faculty practice will be available. The training program currently staffs multiple hospitals including an active Level I Trauma Center, an additional acute care hospital and two pediatric hospitals in the City of Memphis. Additional requirements include f acilitating departmental research, patient car duties, and service activities.
Applicants must have earned a DDS/DMD degree from a Dental School accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). A MD degree from a Medical School accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education ( LCME ) and/or fellowship training is desired, but not required.
Applicants must have successfully completed a CODA accredited Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency program and meet eligibility requirements for a Tennessee dental license. The candidate must have eared or be eligible for and actively pursuing certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABOMS).
Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Screening of applicants' credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science .is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a v ibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Job Posting Sep 14, 2020, 4:25:05 PM
Internal Number: 200000011Q
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.