Assistant/Associate Professor of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: May 24, 2022
The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine invites applications for a standing faculty position in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, in the Clinician Educator (CE) track, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate is expected to have a history of or potential as an exemplary clinician, educator, researcher, and academic leader in their field. Members of faculty in the CE track have a 50-60% clinical time commitment with the remainder reserved for scholarship and teaching. The CE faculty member is expected to contribute to their field through scholarship that brings new knowledge and advances their field.
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, emergency and 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 of Pennsylvania offers an outstanding environment for research, as collaborative research opportunities abound within the School of Veterinary Medicine and the wider Penn research community. The successful candidate will enjoy a wealth of opportunities that will enable the fulfillment of these responsibilities in a highly collaborative, outstanding clinical environment within a busy academic teaching hospital (www.vet.upenn.edu/about/what-we-do/ pennvet-leads). Adjacent to the veterinary hospital are three world-class biomedical hospitals and research centers, that provide excellent opportunities for collaboration: The Perelman School of Medicine, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Wistar Institute.
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).
The search committee will begin considering applications immediately and applications will be reviewed until an appropriate candidate is identified. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested applicants should apply electronically via http://apply.interfolio.com/106964
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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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