Department of Medicine

Open Faculty Positions


The Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a highly skilled and diverse faculty that is committed to advancing human health through cutting-edge research, personalized medicine and academic excellence.

Benefits of working at VUMC include:

  • Competitive benefits package
  • A collaborative culture
  • Our people
  • Named as one of America's Best In-state Employers for 2022 by Forbes​​​​​​​

Additional information, including appointments, promotions and policies, is available through the Office of Faculty Affairs and in the Faculty Manual.

To apply for non-faculty, nurse and staff positions, please visit VUMC's career website here.

VUMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and prides itself on its commitment to diversity.

A list of open faculty positions, by division, is available below.

  • Director - Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism: The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Medicine seeks an innovative physician-scientist or clinical investigator to direct the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. Apply Here

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine: The Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center seeks talented BC/BE Internal Medicine and Med-Peds physicians to join the full-time faculty at the level of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor, on a clinical, educator, or research track. Apply Here
  • Director, Section of Hospital Medicine: Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Department of Medicine is seeking an outstanding leader to direct the Section of Hospital Medicine. The ideal candidate should be a qualified physician with a bold and innovative vision to further our threefold mission of delivering exceptional patient care, pioneering significant discoveries, and training future physician leaders in a diverse and inclusive setting. Apply Here

  • 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. More Information
  • Clinician-Educators, Physician-Scientists (MD, MD/PhD), and Clinical Geriatricians: Assistant and Associate Professor level faculty appointments in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine. More Information
  • Faculty Position in HIV and Aging Research: The Divisions of Infectious Diseases (ID) and Geriatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have an immediate opening for an HIV researcher (MD, MD/PhD, or PhD) to join our faculty as a member of our growing HIV and Aging Research Program. More Information

  • HIV and Behavioral Science: The Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) and Institute for Medicine and Public Health at Vanderbilt have an immediate opening for an advanced PhD, ScD, or MD Scientist specializing in Social and Behavioral Science applied to HIV prevention and treatment to join our faculty. More Information
  • Translational Science Focused on Antimicrobial Resistance: The Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has an immediate opening for a physician-scientist (i.e., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) to join our faculty as co-leader of our growing Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Program. Apply Here​​​​​​​

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