Professor And Chair - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Memphis - 20000000IC
The University of Tennessee College of Medicine seeks a diverse pool of nominees and applicants for the position of Endowed Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology on the main campus of the Health Science Center in Memphis TN.
The successful candidate will be a visionary leader with an outstanding record of leadership and scholarship in an academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a strong history of extramural research funding (preferred), and experience in the education of a diverse array of learners.
The Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology will oversee all activities of the department and will work with the senior COM leadership to define the Departmental objectives in the four core areas of clinical care, education, research, and community engagement.
The Department currently consists of 19 core faculty and many adjunct faculty with active residency and fellowship programs as well as a varied clinical faculty practice. Please see our website at https://uthsc.edu/ob-gyn/. The next Chair must be capable of providing energetic leadership and articulation of a vision for the significant growth and development of this clinical and academic department.
Applicants should hold an M.D. degree or equivalent, be board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and be eligible for licensure in Tennessee upon appointment. Additional subspecialty training is welcomed, but not required.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a tenure-track position.
The successful candidate will possess leadership abilities, professionalism, interpersonal skills, management abilities along with imminent knowledge of current professional trends in obstetrics and gynecology and current trends in the professional and business practices of health care systems. A substantial research publication record is expected, and a history of external grant funding is preferred but not required.
Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest and qualifications accompanied by curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references with application. Review of applicants 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 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
Organization Obstetrics & Gynecology
Job Posting May 6, 2020, 7:21:34 PM
Internal Number: 20000000IC
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.