Open Positions

Academic Gastroenterologist 

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis is actively seeking additional faculty members to expand its Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at its three primary teaching hospitals: the Methodist University Hospital (MUH), the Memphis VA Medical Center (MVAMC), and Regional One Medical Center. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with achievements and academic interests. Candidates should be accomplished in their areas of clinical and/or research expertise, committed to outstanding clinical care and teaching, eligible for Tennessee licensure, and be Board-certified in Gastroenterology. Specific areas targeted for growth within our Division include inflammatory bowel disease and GI motility.

MUH is ranked Best Hospital in Memphis by US News, MVAMC is the tertiary VA referral center for the region, and Regional One Medical Center is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in a 150-mile radius. These all qualify as underserved areas for J-1 waivers. Memphis, the heart of the Mid South, offers a seasonal climate, a low cost of living, and many activities and amenities.

Applicants should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Colin W. Howden, MD, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 956 Court Avenue, Suite H210, Memphis, TN 38163 or should send Dr. Howden an e-mail to

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment program and services.

Contact Us

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

956 Court Ave, Suite H314
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-2510

Linda Bridgewater, Administrative Secretary
Phone: (901) 448-5813
Fax: (901) 448-7091
956 Court Avenue, Suite H210
Memphis, TN 38163


Department of Medicine