The Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center seeks talented Infectious Disease physicians to join the full-time faculty at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, on a clinical, academic, or research track.  

The Vanderbilt Division of Infectious Diseases is now accepting applications for a Clinical Practice  Physician with the duties outlined below starting July 2020. The selected applicant will be appointed on the  Vanderbilt University School of Medicine clinical practice track at the Assistant Professor of Clinical Infectious  Diseases, Associate Professor of Clinical Infectious Diseases, or Professor of Clinical Infectious Diseases level,  commiserate with experience.

Responsibilities include the following: Approximately 48 weeks providing inpatient infectious diseases consults  at an affiliated community hospital located approximately 1 hour away from Vanderbilt University Medical  Center (VUMC); Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship Medical Directorship at the affiliated  hospital; one half day general infectious diseases clinic at the Vanderbilt Health Clinic located adjacent to the  affiliated community hospital; coverage of inpatient infectious diseases consults 13 weekends/year at another  affiliated community hospital. Weekend, night time, and holiday phone call coverage will be provided by  VUMC on‐call infectious diseases services.    Interested applicants should reply with an email of interest and a PDF of their updated CV to Dr. Patty Wright no later than March 6, 2020.

VUMC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


An academic Clinician-Educator (CE) track position is 80% clinical, with additional responsibilities in teaching, scholarship, quality improvement, and administration. Faculty will be expected to attend on the infectious diseases consult services and outpatient general infectious diseases clinic. Applicants with interest and experience in Hospital Epidemiology/Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship are strongly encouraged to apply.


A Physician-Scientist (PS) track position provides 80% time for research in collaboration across diverse disciplines. Candidates for physician-scientist, tenure-track positions (Assistant or Associate Professor) prerequisites include MD degree or equivalent, excellent clinical and teaching skills, and eligibility for Tennessee medical licensure. Preference will go to candidates with a track record of translational lab research, publications, and grant support. We will consider applicants in any field of Infectious Diseases. Particular areas of interest include: 1) maternal/fetal health (e.g. infection of pregnancy, preterm birth); 2) tuberculosis (e.g. mechanisms of drug resistance, immunogenetics); and 3) “big data” science (e.g. systems biology, next-generation sequencing, pharmacogenomics).

VUMC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

To apply, please electronically submit a letter of interest and CV to:

Robbie Loupe
Executive Assistant to David M. Aronoff, MD and Patty W. Wright, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases
Phone: 615.322.8972  - Fax: 615.322-3171

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