Faculty Positions in Geriatric Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Tennessee US
Job Category: 
Full Time
Nashville , TN
Posting Date: 
February 3, 2020
Expiration Date: 
May 8, 2020

The Division of Geriatric Medicine is recruiting outstanding candidates for the following positions: Clinician-Educators, Physician-Scientists (M.D., M.D./Ph.D.), and Clinical Geriatricians to join our new and rapidly expanding program.

These Assistant and Associate Professor level faculty appointments will be in the Department of Medicine (https://medicine.vumc.org/), Division of Geriatric Medicine.

The Department resides in the highly collaborative environment at Vanderbilt University (https:// vanderbilt.edu/), which provides a strong and collegial environment for interdisciplinary clinical teams, fruitful research collaborations, and the development of innovative educational initiatives at all levels.

The Nashville campus of the Tennessee Valley Veterans Healthcare System (https:// www.tennesseevalley.va.gov/locations/directions.asp) is located next to Vanderbilt University Medicine Center (https://www.vanderbilthealth.com/) and many of our Division faculty enjoy join appointments.

Vanderbilt is located in the growing, dynamic, and affordable city of Nashville, TN (http:// www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/thingstodo).

We offer highly competitive start-up packages and the successful applicant will enjoy the substantial benefits of the collaborative Vanderbilt atmosphere.

Clinician-Educators should have evidence for teaching experience and exhibit a strong desire to be involved in the education of medical students, resident and fellows. An academic Clinician-Educator (C

Physician-Scientist applicants should have substantial post-graduate training highlighted by peerreviewed publications that demonstrate research productivity, and successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain an independent research program as well as participate in the teaching of graduate and medical students. A Physician-Scientist (PS) track position provides 80% time for research collaboration across divers disciplines.

Clinically focused Geriatricians can be involved in patient care in venues ranging from an inpatient Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit and a Geriatrics Consult Service, to several skilled nursing facilities and ambulatory care clinics with an emphasis on transitions-of-care.

Application Submission: 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a concise (2-page) statement of their areas of interest and expertise to:

Harvey J. Murff, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine


Terri Ray

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action