Associate Professor - Division Chief, Trauma/Surgery Critical Care, Memphis - 19000001RI
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), College of Medicine, Regional One Medical Center and the Elvis Presley Trauma Center are seeking a Chief of the Division of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care in the UTHSC Department of Surgery.
The successful applicant will lead a team of 10 surgeons with clinical activities centered at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center, the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the Mid-South and one of the busiest in the country.
The ideal candidate will be at the Associate Professor/Professor level, have an MD degree and be board certified in Surgery/Critical Care.
He/she will have outstanding clinical skills and a demonstrated history of achievements in academics including research and the education of medical students, residents and/or fellows. Proven leadership and interpersonal skills with an aptitude for developing, initiating, and achieving programmatic goals are a must.
Academic rank, tenure, and additional leadership opportunities are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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 Sep 18, 2019, 1:39:13 PM
Internal Number: 19000001RI
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.