Assistant Professor - Dermatology, Memphis - 19000001XJ
The Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis seeks an academic dermatopathologist to join its growing faculty. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position.
This unique opportunity combines the intellectual stimulation of academic practice with the benefits of a high functioning dermatopathology laboratory. We seek to recruit a dermatopathologist to support expanding volume and to join our collegial as well as supportive team. The dermatopathology laboratory was opened in 2012 and has state of the art equipment with direct immunofluorescence as well as immunoperoxidase and special stains performed in-house.
The successful candidate will join three other dermatopathologist to provide subspecialty diagnostic services, education to residents and medical students, and to continue to develop the service. The dermatopathology service sees a variety of neoplastic and non-neoplastic specimens from around the region as well as consultation cases from other regional hospitals, laboratories, and private clinics.
Successful candidates must have an MD or DO degree and be eligible for full, unrestricted medical licensure in the state of Tennessee. Candidates must be board-certified/board-eligible in dermatopathology and be board certified in Anatomic Pathology or Dermatology .
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 17, 2019, 8:07:35 PM
Internal Number: 19000001XJ
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.