Professor in Cardiovascular Research

Professor in Cardiovascular Research

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

Memphis, TN, United States

Professor in Cardiovascular Research
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

The Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications and nominations from nationally-recognized individuals for the position of Professor in Cardiovascular Research. The Department of Physiology at UTHSC was recently ranked ninth out of all Physiology Departments in North America for total research funding. Current areas of research within the Department include, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and ion channels. Outstanding collaborative opportunities and excellent resources are available in the Department of Physiology, the Division of Cardiology, and the Methodist Cardiovascular Institute at the UTHSC. This position comes with a competitive start-up package. The position will assume a leadership role in cardiovascular research in the UTHSC campus. The qualified candidate will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments and significant extramural funding. He/she is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally funded research program that compliments that of current faculty and builds on departmental strengths. Applicants are expected to be leaders in the field of cardiovascular research with a nationally-recognized research program that is supported by robust extramural funding. The successful candidate will have an outstanding opportunity to develop collaborative research programs across the UTHSC campus. The candidate is expected to participate in medical and graduate teaching. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree. Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, complete CV, summary of research accomplishments and goals, and names and contact information of five references to Please direct any questions to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. R.K. Rao ( The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.


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Professor in Cardiovascular Research