The division of pediatric endocrinology at East Tennessee State University is expanding to add a third pediatric endocrinologist to an enthusiastic team supported by advanced practitioners, diabetes educators, a pediatric endocrine nurse and dietician. Since opening in 2015, the clinic has thrived by investing in the community to provide excellent clinical care, teach the next generation of providers, engage in meaningful research and quality improvement, and advocate for our patients.
The position is via a partnership with the Ballad Health, the region's health system encompassing 21 hospitals, of which Niswonger Children's Hospital is the flagship pediatric institution for a catchment area of over 1 million people. We are the referral location for children requiring pediatric endocrine care in Northeast TN, Southwest VA, and portions of KY and WV. All pediatric endocrine care is focused at this one location (no satellite clinic travel). Inpatient endocrinology is a consult-only service supported by a strong intensivist and hospitalist team and pediatric residents.
The position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, and is a non-tenure, clinical track position.
Must be BC/BE at time of hire.
Academic responsibilities include teaching medical students and pediatric residents as well as other academic pursuits including research, quality improvement and advocacy.
Competitive salary and benefit package; contingent on external funding
Consideration for J1 visa sponsorship for highly qualified candidates
We are located just west of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the area offers excellent schools, a low cost of living and a wealth of outdoor activities. Johnson City is ranked the #14
Internal Number: 14445
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.