Assistant/Associate Professor - Endodontics, Memphis - 19000000D8
The Department of Endodontics in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites applications for a tenure-eligible faculty appointment. The successful candidate will be an accomplished clinician-scientist with a commitment towards academic excellence and a drive to intellectual curiosity.
Responsibilities for this position include didactic and clinical instruction in contemporary endodontics for predoctoral and postdoctoral students. The university offers competitive salaries, moving allowances and other financial resources for an attractive start-up package.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee. They must also have completed a specialty education program in endodontics accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and be a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.
Preference will be given to candidates with a Master of Science degree or PhD, and an established record of publications, previous research project management and/or funded research.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state, and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a v ibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the Na tional Civil Rights Museum, the second largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Job Posting Jul 10, 2019, 1:29:54 PM
Internal Number: 19000000D8
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.