Small Animal Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Clinician Educator, Faculty position
School of Veterinary Medicine - Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Nov 29, 2021
The Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a standing faculty position in Small Animal Surgery with an emphasis and focus on soft tissue minimally invasive surgery (MIS). This position will be in the Clinician Educator (CE) track of the standing faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
The Clinician Educator track anticipates the successful candidate will have a history of, or potential as, an exemplary clinician, educator, researcher, and academic leader in their field. Faculty in the Clinician Educator (CE) track are members of the standing faculty and yearly perform 31 weeks of clinical patient care in the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital. CE faculty participate in the clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students, interns, and residents, and contribute to the advancement of their medical specialty through scholarship that brings new knowledge and advances to this field.
The Section of Surgery is currently staffed by 5 soft tissue and 3 orthopedic faculty, along with 7 surgery residents. The hospital has a state-of-the-art OR for minimally invasive surgery. This suite and intra-operative fluoroscopy (c-arm) allow for the most technologically advanced minimally invasive procedures to be performed, including laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and interventional radiology. Complementing this cutting-edge facility is our diagnostic imaging center (including MRI, CT, ultrasound, and stationary fluoroscopy), a rehabilitation medicine program, state-of-the-art emergency and intensive care unit, and a comprehensive cancer care service. Together, these facilities and programs make Penn Vet a center for innovation in the arena of clinical veterinary medicine.
The University of Pennsylvania offers an outstanding environment for research, as collaborative research opportunities abound within the School of Veterinary Medicine and the wider Penn research community. The successful candidate will enjoy a wealth of opportunities that will enable the fulfillment of these responsibilities in a highly collaborative, outstanding clinical environment within a busy academic teaching hospital (www.vet.upenn.edu/about/what-we-do/ pennvet-leads). Adjacent to the veterinary hospital is three world-class biomedical hospitals and research centers, which provide excellent opportunities for collaboration: The Perelman School of Medicine, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Wistar Institute.
The University provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes multiple options for retirement savings and tuition benefits for the candidate's spouse or dependent children. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual who enjoys working in a vibrant urban environment with an abundance of cultural resources, including music, art, theatres, and fine dining. 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. Quantified moving expenses for out-of-state candidates are offered.
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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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