Assistant Professor - Ophthalmology, Memphis - 2000000159
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Hamilton Eye Institute is actively seeking an ophthalmologist for all subspecialties: comprehensive, retina, uveitis, glaucoma and/or cornea. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, clinical faculty position in an academic setting.
Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities include resident and fellow teaching and training in the clinic as well as research.
Candidates must possess an M.D. degree and be eligible for Tennessee licensure. The successful applicant must have completed an accredited ophthalmology residency program, should be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of ophthalmology, and ocular tumor specialty trained.
Hamilton Eye Institute is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The University of Tennessee Health Science values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.
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 Center 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
Job Posting Oct 9, 2020, 8:37:10 PM
Internal Number: 2000000159
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.