Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Primary Care Practice (Academic Clinician)

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 20 February 2021
Ref
74374
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine invites qualified individuals to apply for an exciting position in the Primary Care Service. This faculty position will be in the University’s Academic Clinician (AC) track at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, and will play a strategic role in growing this service. The position will focus on clinical patient care, education of veterinary students, training of rotating interns, and supervision of veterinary nurses. Potential for collaborative research abounds, but advancement within this faculty track does not include a research requirement. 

Over 30 Diplomates of most AVMA-recognized specialty colleges support the Primary Care Service on a referral and consultative basis within the Ryan Hospital, one of the leading centers of clinical excellence in the nation. Our hospital's working environment is friendly, collegial, dynamic, and supportive. Clinicians within the Primary Care Service provide care to the pets of the University of Pennsylvania employees, working dogs from many public service institutions across the metropolitan area, and external clients.

The University provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes multiple options for retirement savings and tuition benefits for the candidate’s spouse and/or dependent children. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual who enjoys living and 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 for the nature enthusiast.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have strong clinical skills in primary care medicine, surgery, and dentistry, as well as excellent communication and team-building skills, and will be expected to contribute to the visionary leadership in the Primary Care Service. Board certification by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners is required. Salary will be commensurate with professional and academic credentials and experience. Applications will be considered until an appropriate candidate is identified.  

Application Instructions
Though negotiable, the anticipated start date of the position is July 1, 2020 or sooner. Interested applicants should apply online at Penn’s HR website via Interfolio (add link when position is posted). The system will prompt you to attach a letter of interest including a brief statement of personal goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, phone, and email information for three references. The letters should be directed to Dr. Ariel Mosenco, Search Committee Chair at amosenco@vet.upenn.edu. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Peggy Alfarano, Coordinator at alfarano@upenn.edu.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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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