The Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) invites mid-career (Associate Professor level preferred) Urologic Oncologists to apply for a position at VUMC. This is an academic post that will be clinically centered at the Vanderbilt University Hospital, with options for practice growth at one of several regional sites. The accepted candidate will have clinical, teaching, research, and university service responsibilities, as well as opportunities for public service.
Qualified candidates must possess a medical degree, have completed an ACGME approved Urology residency, be board certified in Urology, be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee, and be fellowship trained in Urologic Oncology. The ideal candidate will have a passion for clinical care/research in urologic oncology that complements that of the current faculty. An interest in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder and/or upper tract, and experience with robotic intracorporeal diversion are desirable, but not required.
The Department of Urology at VUMC is dynamic, growing, and highly regarded in the region, nationwide, and internationally. Our faculty represent leadership within the Southeastern Section and the American Urological Association, at large. Many are chairs or members of Guidelines Committees, national Urological and public health committees, policy/advisory boards, and non-profit or public service organizations. The Department receives significant extramural funding in adult and pediatric Urology, and has highly respected research production in health services research, basic science, translational/clinical science, quality improvement research, and health policy.
Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. We encourage applicants from diverse racial, gender, sexual orientation, military service, and ability backgrounds. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: URO01
About Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. As the largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Our faculty stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.
Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiply in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.