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Date Posted: 13-NOV-2017
PIN Number: #23328
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine seeks a diverse pool of nominees and applicants for the position of Professor and Chair in the Department of Preventive Medicine on the main campus of the Health Science Center in Memphis, TN.

The Department of Preventive Medicine seeks a funded researcher with nationally recognized expertise in areas that may include preventive medicine, biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical trials, behavioral medicine, psychology, health services research, health promotion, public health, exercise physiology, informatics or nutrition. This individual should have a history of research collaboration and achievement, a commitment to education, a track record of mentoring junior faculty, national involvement in professional organizations in an area of expertise, and a proven ability to administer and manage. For more information, please visit

Applicants should hold the Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, or equivalent. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Tenure is subject to negotiation. Applicants should have a demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

The Search Committee invites nominations, applications (letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting UTHSC. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to April 6, 2018.

Parker Executive Search
Jacob C. Anderson
Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30328

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.