Assistant/Associate Professor in Clinical Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, Academic Clinician
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Jun 21, 2022
The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in Clinical Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. This position within the Section of Radiology will be in the University's Academic Clinician (AC) track at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate is expected to have history of or potential as an exemplary clinician and educator. Faculty members in the AC track are primarily devoted to clinical service (42 weeks a year) in the Matthew J Ryan Veterinary Hospital and participate in the clinical instruction of veterinary students, interns, and radiology residents. Time away from clinical service is used for professional development, citizenship to the Department, and didactic teaching. Developing or maintaining an independent scholarship or research program is not a focus of the AC track, is not a requirement for reappointment or promotion, and should not detract from excellence in clinical service and teaching. If desired, there is ample opportunity for participation in clinical research. The AC track is a long-term, non-tenured Associated Faculty position with reappointment every three years. Promotion along the ladder of the University Academic ranks is available.
In addition to working in a dynamic hospital setting with excellent support staff, the advantages of the position include an exciting intellectual environment with outstanding residents and collaborative faculty boarded in surgery, sports medicine and rehabilitation, dentistry, critical care, anesthesiology, radiology, medical and radiation oncology, internal medicine, neurology, and cardiology. The successful candidate will be joining a group of at least three other board-certified radiologists. Two 4th year diagnostic imaging residents also contribute to hospital coverage, serving a similar role as would junior faculty.
The University provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes multiple options for retirement savings and tuition benefits for the candidate's spouse or dependent children. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual who enjoys working in a vibrant urban environment with an abundance of cultural resources, including music, art, theatres, and fine dining (www.upenn.edu/life-at-penn/philadelphia).
Philadelphia offers easy access to New York and Washington DC. Additionally, Wissahickon Valley Park, Valley Forge National Park, and many more recreational amenities are within minutes of the city. The University of Pennsylvania is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).
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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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