Assistant Professor - Thoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory

Pennsylvania (US)
09 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of thoracic transplantation with focus in lung transplant and ECMO. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. They must also be certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or eligible for such certification.

Teaching responsibilities may include instruction of medical students and residents in the operating room, outpatient clinic and on inpatient rounds.

Clinical responsibilities may include in- and out-patient care of patients undergoing lung transplantation and ECMO.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include development of clinical and/or basic science research projects on topics in the field of transplantation and / or MCS.

Applicants with a strong academic background will be preferred, as will those who have completed a transplantation / MCS fellowship or hold previous experience in the field. Approval to do non-transplant cardiothoracic or thoracic surgical procedures will be offered based on applicants’ experience and interest and the decision of the Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery. The successful candidate will be a member of Penn's Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and will practice primarily at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He or she will be instrumental in the expansion of one of the busiest thoracic transplant and ECMO programs in the country

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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