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Date Posted: 01-MAR-2016
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22865
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Surgery in Memphis is recruiting a Board eligible/Board certified Thoracic Surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor level (rank will be commensurate with experience and credentials) for a full-time, tenure track position. We are seeking a surgeon with a commitment to providing quality clinical care, teaching, and research. This position is 100% non-cardiac thoracic surgery in a rapidly growing division. The successful candidate will be well versed in minimally invasive technique for the treatment of malignant and benign diseases of the lungs, esophagus, pleura, and mediastinum. Training in robotic surgery is a plus but not required. The University of Tennessee provides a compensation package which includes a competitive salary, and fringe benefits.

Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Please submit C.V. and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Benny Weksler, Eastridge-Cole, Professor of Thoracic Oncology, Division Chief, Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

1325 Eastmoreland Avenue, Suite 460
Memphis, TN 38104
Email: bweksler@uthsc.edu

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.
Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 420, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.