The University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine Chattanooga at Erlanger, in Chattanooga, TN.
The UT College of Medicine is a four campus system with campus locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Nashville. As the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the College of Medicine Chattanooga (COMC), the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a fully accredited residency program in Emergency Medicine, supporting patient care programs and activities in conjunction with department faculty, developing the skills of department faculty, and providing appropriate resources to support and advance the department's education and research programs. The Chair will be responsible for the research program of the department, and will adhere to all research policies Erlanger Health System, and the University of Tennessee. This position is responsible for achieving institutional objectives related to staff development, financial performance, regulatory compliance, marketing, and public relations.
Candidates are required to hold an M.D. or D.O. degree. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience in a substantial academic leadership role, knowledge of and experience with LCME, ACGME, and ACCME requirements, and demonstrated experience and skills in fiscal management, developing clinical practice plans, engagement in scholarly activities, communications, fund raising and development, and fostering collaborative working relationships with colleagues and community partners.
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.