Palliative and/or Cancer Care - Academic Clinician

Palliative and/or Cancer Care - Academic Clinician

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Feb 05, 2022
Deadline: Feb 05, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of palliative and/or cancer care. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Candidate must be Board Certified/Board Eligible.

Teaching responsibilities may include leading multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams and providing high quality education for students, residents and allied professionals.

Clinical responsibilities may include working closely with other surgical and non-surgical teams to provide the highest level of interdisciplinary care to a wide range of patients in both inpatient and outpatient care settings. The selected candidate will also have responsibilities in the Palliative Care service at Penn Medicine.

Selected candidates need excellent clinical training, well-refined interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, and a commitment to furthering our clinical services and advancing our academic missions. Practice locations may include any of the Penn Medicine rehabilitation sites. Selected candidates must bring well developed technical skills and be able to lead an effective multidisciplinary team. As an academic faculty member, the successful candidate must have well developed educational skills for medical student and resident teaching.

The University of Pennsylvania is a top medical institution in the United States with a rich academic culture. Philadelphia has all the amenities of a metropolitan center - professional sports, museums, parks - and provides a great place for working and living.

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.

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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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