Assistant Professor - Physiology, Memphis

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

ID: 7077055
Posted: April 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center seeks an outstanding cardiovascular researcher (Assistant Professor, tenure-track position) to complement and extend departmental and campus-wide research in the areas of cardiovascular or renal physiology or metabolism.

The primary duties of this position are to perform cutting-edge research, secure national funding, and teach medical and dental physiology.

Outstanding collaborative opportunities and excellent resources are available in the Department of Physiology, the Division of Cardiology, and the Methodist Cardiovascular Institute at the UTHSC. This position comes with a competitive start-up package.

Applicants must have a Ph.D., MD, or equivalent degree.
The qualified candidate will have an excellent publication record and potential for obtaining extramural funding.
The qualified candidate should have funded research programs in cardiovascular or renal physiology or metabolism.

Please apply online and submit a cover letter of interest, complete CV, summary of research accomplishments and goals, names, and contact information of three references with your application.

Direct any questions to The position will remain open until 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 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.


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