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Job Type: Faculty
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Plastic Surgery
Date Available: 09-01-2022
Institution: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), College of Medicine, Department of Plastic Surgery, is accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor. The successful candidate will join our growing Division to provide care for plastic surgery patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting, and will be engaged in the academic and educational missions of the institution. The clinical practice will be comprehensive academic plastic surgery, with an opportunity to develop areas of specialization based on candidate interest. In addition to outstanding clinical care, the successful candidate will participate in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position and faculty rank is commensurate with experience and credentials.

  • Candidate must be Board Eligible/Board Certified
  • Committed to providing quality clinical care, student/resident teaching and research
  • Fellowship training is desirable but not required to be considered for the position.

    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 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 vibrant 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.
  • Contact: Devra Becker, MD, FACS
    Hartwig Professor
    Professor and Chief
    UTHSC Division of Plastic Surgery

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