Assistant Professor - Surgery-General, Memphis - 20000001ED
The James D. Eason Transplant Institute, in partnership with Methodist University Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is actively seeking a Transplant Nephrologist (tenure or non-tenure track) to join our successful and large volume clinical and research institute. This position offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package with research funding for interested candidates and can accommodate J-1 visa requirements.
Transplant Nephrologists are University of Tennessee faculty with a clinical appointment within the Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience. Primary duties for this position include clinical, teaching, and research responsibilities.
The James D. Eason Transplant Institute is a large volume transplant center performing approximately 130 adult and pediatric liver transplants and 130 kidney transplants annually. Nationally recognized for its success with kidney, liver, kidney-pancreas and pancreas transplants, the Institute has been a leader in the field for more than 30 years.
Candidates must be Board-certified/eligible and have ACGME Accredited Residency Training and Transplant Fellowship Training.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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
Job Posting Dec 8, 2020, 8:19:41 PM
Internal Number: 20000001ED
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.