Associate Professor - Physiology, Memphis - 220000002I
Tenure-Track Associate Professor in Cardiovascular Research
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
The Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science
Center (UTHSC) (https: // www. uthsc.edu/physiology/) invites applications
from and nominations of nationally-recognized individuals for the position of
Tenure-Track Associate Professor in Cardiovascular Research. The Department of
Physiology at UTHSC was recently ranked top tenth of all Physiology
Departments in North America for total research funding. We are particularly
interested in candidates with active research programs that complement
existing departmental strengths in cardiac and vascular diseases, diabetes,
ion channel physiology, and mitochondrial biology.
This position comes with a competitive start-up package. The qualified
candidate should have an excellent record of research accomplishments and
national funding. The primary duties of this position are to maintain a
vigorous, creative, externally funded research program, teach physiology to
medical, dental, and graduate students, and provide service to the university
and communities. The successful candidate will have an outstanding opportunity
to take advantage of the exceptional opportunities and excellent resources
available in the Department of Physiology, division of cardiology, UTHSC
campus, and local and statewide hospitals to develop collaborative research
Applicants must have a Ph.D., MD, or equivalent degree.
Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, complete CV, summary of
research accomplishments and goals, and names and contact information of three
references via the UTHSC Taleo application.
Please also send the application in a single PDF file to Miranda Smith
Please direct any questions to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Zheng Fan
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
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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