Professor & Chair, Department of Pathology

Memphis, Tennessee
Jan 25, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Andrew Griffith, MD, PhD
Full Time

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Professor & Chair, Department of Pathology, Memphis TN

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 Pathology on the main campus of the Health Science Center in Memphis, TN.  Applicants should hold the M.D. degree or equivalent. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, in collaboration with its key partners, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Regional One Health, VA Medical Center in Memphis, and University Clinical Health seek to maintain a modern Department of Pathology that serves the needs of the community for both traditional anatomic pathology as well as cutting-edge molecular and genomic pathology, including diagnostics.  As a part of this objective, it will be essential to support pathologists who specialize in particular clinical or research areas. Further, the successful candidate will be expected to grow the research portfolio of the department. The Department embraces a tripartite role in clinical service, research, and education. The outstanding pathologists who have been and will be recruited will have protected academic time to further this mission.

The successful candidate will possess leadership abilities, professionalism, administrative skills, and management abilities. They must have a demonstrated record of administration of an academic enterprise, including management of a budget, personnel, space and other resources.  The Chair will oversee all activities of the Department of Pathology.  These include clinical, research, and educational administrative and supervisory tasks. We seek a recognized leader with a superb academic background, including strong clinical credentials and exceptional research training and accomplishments.  The Chair is responsible for the management of the educational program (medical students, pathology residents and fellows) and research missions of the department.

Qualified applicants must submit a Letter of Interest and qualifications accompanied by a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three or more references, to

Questions regarding this position can be addressed by Andrew Griffith, MD, PhD, Sr. Associate Dean of Research and Co-Chair of the Search committee (

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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