Assistant Professor - Emergency Medicine
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of emergency medicine. Applicants must have an M.D or D.O. degree. ABEM certified or eligible.
Teaching responsibilities may include didactic and bedside instruction of emergency medicine residents and fellows, medical students interested in emergency medicine, fellows and housestaff from other clinical departments.
Clinical responsibilities may include providing emergency medicine care to patients presented to the emergency department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania or Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include independent research. Candidates are expected to have post-doctoral formal training in research methods, specific consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in: (1) injury prevention, (2) critical care and resuscitation science, or (3) health services/population health. Candidates are expected to successfully compete for a federal “K-series” career development award or equivalent within three years of appointment.
The Department of Emergency Medicine manages emergency services at three sites (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania-HUP; Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center-PPMC; and Pennsylvania Hospital-PAH) with a combined annual emergency department census of 145,000 visits. Each site has a unique, diverse, highly acute patient population consisting of local and referral patients. Additionally, the Department collaborates with the Emergency Departments at Lancaster General Hospital, Chester County Hospital and Princeton Medical Center.
Emergency Medicine has a 4 year, highly successful, academically oriented residency program with 46 residents, multiple fellowships, and several nationally acclaimed research programs housed within its Center for Resuscitation Science and the Center for Emergency Care Policy Research. There are over 80 faculty across the three primary academic sites and there are close academic affiliations and programmatic alliances with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
The Department has active collaborations with other University of Pennsylvania Centers and schools such as the Penn Medicine Center for Healthcare Innovation, Wharton Business School, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Care Economics, and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics among others.
Penn Medicine is a world-class academic institution with superb clinical facilities and programs, the number three ranked medical school in the nation, and a rich and collegial research environment.
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.
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