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Date Posted: No Date Available
PIN Number: #23259
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Medicine is seeking an internal medicine and hematology boarded physician for a full-time, tenure track position. The physician candidate will lead the University of Tennessee Health Science Center?s efforts in partnership Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare to establish an enhanced research program within the Memphis Sickle Cell community. The candidate will develop projects, foster collaboration with St. Jude Research programs and compete for grant funding from governmental and non-governmental organizations. The development of health services and clinical research programs relevant to sickle cell disease would be a first priority along with development of translational and basic sciences research programs in that field. The candidate will be expected to provide leadership from direct patient frontline care, organize the currently fragmented care for adults with sickle cell disease, and to interact with key stakeholders including patients, families, other clinicians (adult and pediatric care providers), community thought-leaders and key healthcare systems in the greater Memphis metro region to provide recognized clinical leadership and expertise to promote patient access to the adult sickle cell program. Candidates must qualify for academic appointment and be eligible for Tennessee licensure.

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

Send cover letter and CV to Samuel Dagogo-Jack, M.D., Interim Chair, Department of Medicine, at

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.