Job ID: 289879911  |  Last Updated: 6/10/2020


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
Applicant Contact
Carla Alexander
Manager, Physician Relations & Strategic Development
(501) 686-7934
(501) 686-6013

Job Description

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock is recruiting a Rheumatologist at the Assistant Professor level or above; commensurate with experience. The goal of this recruitment is to hire faculty to optimize both trainee education (medical student, resident and fellow) and healthcare. The individual's responsibilities will include teaching, attending the rheumatology clinic, performing inpatient rheumatology consultations and scholarly activities. In addition to the university hospital, UAMS is affiliated with the McClellan Veteran's Administration Hospital. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is the only medical school in Arkansas and serves as the major tertiary referral center for the entire state with a wide range of challenging rheumatologic pathology.

Little Rock is situated in a beautiful scenic area with many outdoor activities. Furthermore, as a state capital, it has many big city attractions yet significant small town charm.

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About UAMS

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was founded in 1879 by eight physicians. TodayUAMS is the states only academic health center, part of a statewide network of postsecondaryeducation institutions of the University of Arkansas System governed by a 10-member Boardof Trustees.

UAMS Mission Statement

The mission of UAMS is to improve the health, health care and well-being of Arkansans and of others in the region, nation and the world by:

Educating current and future health professionals andthe public
Providing high-quality, innovative, patient- and family-centered health care andspecialty expertise not routinely available in communitysettings
Advancing knowledge in areas of human health anddisease and translating and accelerating discoveries intohealth improvements

Little Rock, AR

Little Rock is located in a beautiful part of the country. There are many state parks that are well maintained and offer ample opportunities for outdoor activities. Little Rock, with a population of nearly half a million, has ranked #1 in Americas 10 Great Places to Live byKiplingers Personal Finance Magazinein 2013 and one of Americas Five Secret Foodie Cities byForbes Travel Guidein 2014. Little Rock thrives in New South culture, offering a booming nightlife, entertainment, and dining scenes. The city is also home to 15 miles of scenic riverfront walking and cycling trails, along with one of the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridges in America. One highlight is that golf can be played 12 months a year. Arkansas is famous for its green timber duck hunting, bass fishing and even trout fishing on the world famous White River tail water. The Buffalo River, a pristine floatable 120-mile long protected national park is two hours from downtown Little Rock. Travel is relatively easy due to the close proximity of the Little Rock National Airport and a number of interstate highways. Memphis is 140 miles east, St. Louis is 360 miles north, Dallas is 325 miles southwest and New Orleans is 420 miles south. Moreover, the Little Rock School District has approximately 25,000 students, who are educated in 50 schools throughout the system, and is also the home of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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