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Date Posted: 16-FEB-2017
PIN Number: #23112
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Family Medicine, is seeking full-time Addiction Specialist faculty member for the UT Center for Addiction Science in Memphis, TN. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; non-tenure track appointment.

The Center for Addiction Science is a recognized national center-of-excellence, promoting education, research, and community outreach, in addition to comprehensive clinical services. Associate and Adjunct Professorships are available for the right candidates, with great leadership and growth opportunities (primary board certification required).

Clinical responsibilities will include providing comprehensive care to addiction medicine patients by formulating treatment plans in a variety of settings: inpatient acute, residential, and , performing history and physical exams for patients, reviewing treatment plans and discussing cases with treatment teams, assessing co-existing medical and psychiatric disorders, providing comprehensive care to patients by formulating and prescribing treatment and medications, and overseeing prescribing administration/management of medications for the treatment of addiction.

Academic responsibilities will include teaching and supervision of fellows, residents, and students, curriculum development, and clinical research opportunities.

Qualified applicants should have a primary board certification and have an active DEA and x-number; ABAM/ASAM highly desirable. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to Patrick Fields, Director of Operations, University of Tennessee Health Science Center/University Clinical Health.

1407 Union Avenue, Suite 700
Memphis, TN 38104.

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.
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