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Date Posted: 14-OCT-2015
PIN Number: #22790
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Surgery in Memphis is recruiting for a full-time, non-tenure track position. The department is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor level Ph.D., or equivalent degree, in Epidemiology, Public Health or similar research-related field to work as the Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Surgery. This person will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Surgery and will oversee and lead a comprehensive research program within the Department including the development and oversight of clinical research databases. The Director will assist in the organization and implementation of research policies, objectives, and initiatives; will ensure research activities within the Department are conducted with the utmost ethical and scientific rigor. The opportunity for independent research time will be negotiable based on the experience of the candidate. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

It is expected that the successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in clinical epidemiology research, translational epidemiology research, or other equivalent academic-based research. Experience in translational work with tissue samples would be desirable but not required. Strong communication skills and a record of achievement in scientific investigation including an established track record of peer-reviewed publications are required. Other qualifications include: knowledge and experience in the clinical research process; demonstrated leadership skills; and the ability to work independently and within inter- and intro-disciplinary research teams.

Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Please submit C.V. to David Shibata, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

910 Madison Avenue, Suite 203
Memphis, TN 38163

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.