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Date Posted: 06-JUL-2017
PIN Number: #23227
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM), in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor of General Surgery. This will be a non-tenure track, full-time faculty appointment in the Department of Surgery at UTCOM, with academic rank to be commensurate with experience.

Qualified applicants must possess an MD or equivalent degree, and should be board-certified in General Surgery. Candidates should demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities and achievements, and an interest in academic medicine. The responsibilities of this position will include the education of medical students and residents, as well as other duties as assigned by the program director and chair.
The Department of Surgery sponsors 30 residents, three fellowship positions, and 32 full-time faculty members. Learn more about the Chattanooga Unit by visiting, and about the beautiful and dynamic city of Chattanooga at

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Interested applicants should send current curriculum vitae and contact information to:
R. Phillip Burns, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Chattanooga Unit
979 East Third St. Suite 401
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Electronic submissions may be made to:

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 825, 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.