Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, College of Medicine - Memphis
UT Health Science Center
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Internal Number: 22000001K4
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, College of Medicine - Memphis-22000001K4
The College of Medicine (COM) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) seeks two outstanding and dynamic physicians to each hold the position of Assistant Dean for Student Affairs.
Position Overview and Responsibilities: We are seeking faculty who are student centered to serve as the Assistant Deans in Student Affairs. The major responsibilities of the assistant deans include:
Assist in the writing of Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPEs formerly known as the "Dean's letter")
Assist with medical student recruitment
Work with the specialty advisors and the interest groups to make sure that students have sufficient mentoring.
Assist in fundraising
Help with new student orientation/white coat/ graduation.
Assist in the development and execution of the Financial Literacy Program
Oversee one of the MPOWER houses
Assist in the development and execution of the Careers in Medicine Program
Be present one day per week in the Office of Student Affairs
Oversee student affairs related issues for a given medical school class
Other duties as assigned and consistent with a 20% effort
The Assistant Dean reports directly to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions, currently Catherine Womack, MD. This position will require 20% effort with a corresponding decrease in clinical effort.
The successful candidate must have an MD or DO, must be at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher, clinically active, and demonstrated dedication to medical students. In addition, the individual should have:
Strong organizational and managerial skills
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work with students and faculty of UT COM
Strong commitment to teamwork
Application Process: The Search Committee invites applications (letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references), to be electronically submitted to through Taleo.
Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all applications be submitted prior to August 1, 2022.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.