Division of Geriatric Medicine
The Division of Geriatric Medicine is recruiting outstanding candidates for the following positions:
- Physician-Scientist Geriatrician
Physician-Scientists (MD, MD/PhD)
Physician-Scientist Geriatrician Faculty Position
The Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Division of Geriatric Medicine within the Department of Medicine is seeking a full-time geriatrician physician-scientist tenure/tenure-track candidate for a faculty position at any rank.
The Department resides in the highly collaborative environment at Vanderbilt University, which provides a strong and collegial environment for interdisciplinary clinical teams, fruitful research collaborations, and the development of innovative educational initiatives at all levels. Expected research activities in aging would be in translational studies or health services research.
Candidates must possess an MD or MD/PhD or equivalent in a relevant field of Geriatrics. Applicants must be board certified or eligible in geriatrics and able to obtain medical licensure in Tennessee. The appointed faculty will maintain a productive, independently funded research program and provide direct patient care and actively participate in the teaching of graduate and medical students. The physician-scientist track provides approximately 80% of the time for research in collaboration with established investigators in health services research, clinical epidemiology, quality improvement, patient safety, behavioral sciences, and biomedical informatics. The candidate would join a growing Division of Geriatric Medicine comprising physicians, research scientists, advanced practice nurses, gerontologists, and a clinical pharmacist.
Vanderbilt is in the growing and dynamic city of Nashville. We offer highly competitive start-up packages, and the successful applicant will enjoy the substantial benefits of the collaborative Vanderbilt atmosphere. We seek a diverse pool of applicants. VUMC is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should send a current CV to Terri L. Ray at Terri.Ray@VUMC.org.
Clinician-Educators, Physician-Scientists (MD, MD/PhD), and Clinical Geriatricians
These Assistant and Associate Professor level faculty appointments will be in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine.
The Department resides in the highly collaborative environment at Vanderbilt University, which provides a strong and collegial environment for interdisciplinary clinical teams, fruitful research collaborations, and the development of innovative educational initiatives at all levels.
The Nashville campus of the Tennessee Valley Veterans Healthcare System is located next to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and many of our division faculty enjoy joint appointments.
Vanderbilt is in the growing, dynamic city of Nashville.
We offer highly competitive start-up packages, and the successful applicant will enjoy the substantial benefits of the collaborative Vanderbilt atmosphere.
Clinician-Educators should have evidence of teaching experience and exhibit a fervent desire to be involved in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. An academic Clinician-Educator (CE) track position is 80% clinical, with additional responsibilities in teaching, scholarship, quality improvement, and administration.
Physician-Scientist applicants should have substantial post-graduate training highlighted by peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate research productivity, and successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain an independent research program as well as participate in the teaching of graduate and medical students. A Physician-Scientist track position provides 80% of time for research in collaboration across diverse disciplines.
Clinically focused Geriatricians can be involved in in-patient care in venues ranging from an in-patient Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit and a Geriatrics Consult Service to several skilled nursing facilities, and ambulatory care clinics, with an emphasis on transitions-of-care.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a concise (2 page) statement of their areas of interest and expertise to Terri L. Ray at Terri.Ray@VUMC.org.
VUMC is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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