Tenure Track Faculty Position - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation



Tenure Track Faculty Position - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Perelman School of Medicine - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Oct 18, 2021 
Deadline: Oct 19, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time 

The Philadelphia VA Medical Center (PVAMC) and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of behavioral economics, health psychology, community-based participatory research, and implementation science. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include participating in the Perelman School's outstanding educational programs for medical students, graduate medical education or post-graduate level, as well as training allied rehabilitation professionals.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing a robust research program focusing on rehabilitation related issues and disorders using quantitative health services research methodologies. Applicants must have a track record of published original research and substantial research training for this position as Assistant Professor in the tenure track. Successful candidates will be expected to build an established record of independent extramural funding, high-impact publications.

Knowledge regarding wearable devices and scalable technology platforms to improve care delivery and access to rehabilitation care is desired.

This position is based at the Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine. The candidate should have an interest and some prior experience conducting research within the VA health system.

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.

The PVAMC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Selection will be made without discrimination for any reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization.


To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/96925

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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