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Date Posted: 07-NOV-2016
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23056
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Medicine ? General Internal Medicine, is seeking a highly motivated individual with well-documented expertise in population health and health care delivery research to join a growing and dynamic team of faculty in the College of Medicine who are conducting innovative research devoted to health systems improvement for vulnerable populations. The full-time, non-tenure track position requires strong interest and established research track record in one or more of the following focus areas: Health Services Research, Health Care Delivery Innovations (e.g. Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH), Care Transitions), Comparative Effectiveness, Health Information Technology, and Improving Care for Chronic Disease. We are particularly interested in candidates with research focus on improving ambulatory health care delivery systems for people with chronic conditions.

Successful candidates will hold an M.D. with an additional M.P.H., Ph.D., or equivalent degrees, demonstrated scientific expertise and track record, an ability to acquire sustained, external, investigator-initiated funding, significant grant writing and program evaluation experience, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and excellent oral and written communication skills. We are especially interested in candidates who will collaborate with other faculty, community organizations, and government agencies to develop and test interventions to improve health systems serving vulnerable populations.

Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all materials be submitted by January 15, 2017. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Submit letters of nomination, applications (with a letter of interest, a complete CV, and a list of three references) or inquiries to Dr. Jim Bailey, Professor & Director, Center for Health System Improvement, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

E-mail: jeb@uthsc.edu
Phone 901-448-2474

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.