Assistant Professor - Center for Inherited Heart Diseases

Pennsylvania (US)
04 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Aug 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 patients with inherited forms of cardiovascular disease. Applicants must have an M.D. degree. Candidates must be board certified in internal medicine and board eligible/certified in cardiovascular disease.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching medical students and medical residents in a variety of settings, including lecturing, small group sessions, and mentoring general cardiology fellows and heart failure fellows.

Clinical responsibilities may include caring for patients in the Penn Heart Failure and Transplantation Ambulatory Care Center in the Heart and Vascular Center in addition to attending on the inpatient heart failure and transplant service.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include establishing an innovative and independent research program that will attract and maintain extramural funding from governmental agencies, private foundations and industry.

The successful applicants will join an established center staffed by physicians specializing in inherited cardiomyopathy, arrhythmia's, and aortopathies, a program manager, two genetics counselors, a nurse practitioner, two nurses and a research study coordinator. The Center provides multiple opportunities for research endeavors in human genetics and precision medicine.

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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