Assistant Professor - Interventional Cardiologist

Pennsylvania (US)
Tuesday, 8 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 4 September 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of structural and valvular heart disease intervention with specialized training preferred. Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology is required.

Teaching responsibilities may include participation in the training of medical students, residents and fellows.

Clinical responsibilities may include include performing and interpreting invasive (non-interventional) cardiac catheterization studies (cardiac catheterization laboratory at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania), percutaneous coronary intervention, attending in the coronary care unit and inpatient consultative services. Specific qualifications may include training and ability to independently perform patent foramen ovale (PFO) and atrial septal defect (ASD) closure, balloon valvuloplasty, transcatheter valve repair, transseptal catheterization, alcohol septal ablation, and transcatheter valve replacement.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include publishing in peer-reviewed literature and interfacing with divisional clinical research programs in interventional cardiology.

Applicants should have sub-specialty training and documented skills in all aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac catheterization procedures, and a track record of academic productivity. In addition, experience and documentation of proficiency in aspects of structural and valvular heart disease, both diagnosis, and therapeutic intervention are required.

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.

Application Process
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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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