The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track.
Teaching responsibilities may include medical students, residents, and fellow education. We are seeking an outstanding individual who has an established reputation for clinical innovation and academic excellence, as well as leadership qualities and administrative skills to lead the division of laboratory medicine.
Clinical responsibilities may include managing excellent clinical programs locally within laboratory medicine as well as from a system perspective across our health system; providing leadership within the Department; working collaboratively across the organization to support its clinical mission and advancing the clinical research mission of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and the Perelman School of Medicine.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation and the #1 hospital in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-2019 Honor Roll of Best Hospitals. The William Pepper Laboratory of Clinical Medicine, established in 1895 by University Provost, William Pepper, MD, is the first clinical laboratory in the US to be associated directly with a medical clinic. The laboratory has a long history of excellence and is committed to its tripartite mission of clinical service, education and applied/translation research in Pathology with a world-class faculty and full service laboratories performing nearly 19 million state-of-the-art tests per year and approximately 350 professional technical staff.
Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Board-certification in clinical pathology is required.
Applicants must have demonstrated excellent qualifications in clinical care, education and administration. Rank (Associate or Full Professor) will be commensurate with experience.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: UPEN-524
About Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania Health System – together, Penn Medicine – have achieved the rare distinction of preeminence in each mission area –education, research, and clinical care. At Penn Medicine our missions are inextricably linked and interdependent -- with clinical care inspiring research, with research providing new clinical paradigms and hope for patients, and with education occurring in an environment teeming with curiosity and rigorous standards for evidence.
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The Perelman Sch...ool of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and future leaders of academic medicine. With a top five ranking from US News and World Report, the nation's oldest medical school is indeed one of its best. Our students are among the finest in the nation. They are matched in quality by the high level of instruction and research that we offer. Penn ranks among the top AMCs in the country in research and training grants awarded to medical schools by the National Institutes of Health and is a leader in the commercialization of discovery. Our research strengths encompass all basic science, clinical, and population science disciplines, contributing to a rich and vibrant intellectual environment that generates wide-ranging innovation and advancement in patient-centric care.
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