Assistant Professor - Nephrology, Memphis - 19000000VP
The University of Tennessee Health Science in Memphis is seeking an investigator with a passion for clinical research to join a growing and dynamic team in the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trial Program in Nephrology.
This full-time faculty position is available at the assistant level with non-tenure-track. The appointment will be in The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Division of Nephrology.
The investigator will manage a portfolio of clinical trials in all areas of Nephrology and will participate in activities related to the epidemiologic investigation of patients with kidney diseases.
Candidates should have a strong interest in one or more of these areas: clinical trials, outcomes research, comparative effectiveness, disparities, and improving care for patients with chronic kidney disease, obesity, diabetes, or other chronic diseases.
Successful candidates will hold an M.D. or equivalent degree, demonstrated scientific accomplishment and able to lead and coordinate activities of a research team with 10 years or more of managerial experience conducting clinical trials. Clinical research associate certification or equivalent training in clinical trial management desirable. The Candidate should be knowledgeable about federal and University research regulatory requirements and Institutional Review Board submission, and able to perform data analyses with a basic working knowledge of statistical packages (e.g. Stata or SAS) and to write and submit scientific manuscripts. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
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 Center 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 v ibrant 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.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Job Posting Apr 30, 2019, 8:35:56 PM
Internal Number: 19000000VP
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.