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Physician Professor -Clinical Sciences

Job ID: 20489
Job Category: Academics
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: Baptist Health Sciences University
Location: Memphis, TN


This is a ranked faculty position in the College of Osteopathic Medicine. Each physician faculty member will have duties as assigned in the domains of teaching, research & scholarly activity, service, administration and clinical practice. Candidates for the level of full professor will need a demonstrated record of both time and excellence in both academic and clinical domains.

• Participate in teaching, scholarly activities, and service in the Osteopathic School of Medicine with a goal of producing competent and holistic physicians
• Participate in and/or direct multidisciplinary curricular courses and formative and summative assessment of learners including clinical courses during the third and fourth year of the osteopathic medical curriculum
• Mentor junior faculty in developing instructional experiences that support the mission and goals of the College and University
• Partner with College leadership to assess educational outcomes and use data to perform quality improvement of instructional methodology and curriculum
• Full-time, non-tenure track, exempt position under the administrative direction of the Department Chair and Senior Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs
• May occasionally require hours beyond an 8-hour workday
• Distribution of time to be spent in Teaching, Research & Scholarly Activity, Service, Administration, and Clinical Practice negotiated annually based on faculty career goals, college and administrative needs, and meeting accreditation standards.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience

DO or MD degree with AOA or ABMS board certification or board eligibility in designated clinical field, or terminal degree in a related or academically appropriate area from an accredited institution with demonstrated experience in teaching.

Commitment to support the mission and vision of Baptist Health Sciences University.

Proficiency using computer with applications such as Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel).

Ability to stand or sit for periods of time, stand, walk and bend intermittently through the day in university environment with moderate fluctuations in noise and temperature.

Must successfully complete and pass requisite pre-employment drug screen/physical and background check.

Unrestricted certification/licensure to teach/practice in the State of Tennessee; if DO or MD, must have ability to obtain an active and unrestricted medical license in the state where clinical activities occur.

Evidence of a national and/or international reputation in given field.

Minimum of five (5) years at the academic rank of Associate Professor or equivalent.

Robust research portfolio or peer-reviewed publications.

Track record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and/or research.

Participation in professional and community organizations.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 18596 - Professor-Clinical Sciences
Facility: Baptist Health Sciences University
Department: CS Medical Education - Admin University
Category: Academics
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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