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Infectious Disease job in Tyler TX

Ardent Health Services
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Biomedical Science
Contract Type

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler seeks an accomplished leader to serve as the inaugural Chief of Infectious Disease.

This individual will report directly to the Chair of Internal Medicine and will be responsible for developing a nationally recognized division of infectious disease and integrate the diverse clinical and research activities within the UT Tyler School of Medicine.

The candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalent
  • Board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in Infectious Disease
  • A successful track record and national reputation as an academic leader in infectious disease as demonstrated by scholarly achievement and should currently be at the Professor or Associate Professor rank.
  • A commitment to developing the division through the expansion of clinical and research programs and the recruitment of additional faculty.
  • A commitment to the education and training of medical students, graduate students and residents.
  • A commitment to support efforts to promote a climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the Division of Infectious Disease

Infectious Diseases Clinical and Scientific Programs at UT Tyler

  • Nationally recognized clinical and research microbiology laboratory known for its investigation of nontuberculous mycobacteria. This laboratory serves as a national referral center for susceptibility testing, identification, and treatment of nontuberculous mycobacteria.
  • Clinical referral center for nontuberculous mycobacterial disease.
  • Texas Center for Infectious Disease, a 75–bed specialty hospital dedicated to the treatment and elimination of tuberculosis.
  • Heartland National TB Center, 1 of 4 CDC–designated centers for TB excellence. This Center is dedicated to providing clinical expertise and consultation to partners within the Heartland region to address the burden of TB in the central United States.
  • A nationally–recognized, NIH–funded program of research dedicated to the study of immune responses to TB and influenza.

Recruitment Package may include:

  • Base salary + wRVU production incentive
  • CME allowance
  • Sign–on bonus
  • Medical debt assistance + Consultative services by Navigate Student Loans
  • Relocation allowance
  • Residency stipend
  • Paid malpractice coverage
  • Health benefits + Retirement plan
  • Marketing + practice growth assistance

–Potential Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

– H–1B support

– O–1

About UT Health Science Center:

From its beginnings as a hospital during World War II, The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, joining the world–renowned University of Texas System, has an expanded mission that today includes patient care and community health, medical and health education, and biomedical and clinical research. The Center is home to a three–story, $67–million Academic Center housing a cancer treatment and prevention center with some of the most advanced technology available. Over the years, the academic center has added a family practice, rural family medicine, psychiatry, occupational medicine, and internal medicine residency programs. And the growth continues – with the addition of the UT Tyler School of Medicine, scheduled to open its doors in 2023.

About the Community: Tyler is centrally located in Northeast, TX about halfway between Dallas (90 mi) and Shreveport. It is the largest retail, medical, and business center in Upper East, TX, and is also known as the "Rose Capital of America." Tyler has highly–rated public and private schools, is home to The University of Texas at Tyler, touts affordable cost of living and NO STATE INCOME TAXES. From azaleas to zoos, Tyler has fun attractions for the entire family.

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