Assistant Professor at the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders

Pennsylvania (US)
07 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of Psychiatry 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 weight management, bariatric surgery, and eating disorders. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include didactics for interns and practicum students, individual supervision of trainees, and in vivo supervision of students in bariatric surgery psychological assessments. Seminars for medical students and residents on eating disorders may also be required.

Clinical responsibilities may include providing evidence-based therapy for weight issues and disordered eating and bariatric surgery psychological evaluations. Psychosocial assessment batteries and weight management interventions for clinical research trials may also be included.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include securing grant funding for independent or collaborative research projects and publishing research-based manuscripts.

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).