Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation

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Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Aug 20, 2021
Deadline: Aug 20, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of lung transplantation. 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 surgical residents.

Clinical responsibilities may include providing leadership to the lung transplantation program, as well as in- and out-patient care of patients undergoing lung transplantation.

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

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. They may also participate in other areas of either cardiac surgery or thoracic surgery as well as mechanical circulatory support and ECMO. They will be instrumental in the expansion of one of the oldest and busiest lung transplant programs in the country, partnering with a highly accomplished group of transplant and advanced lung disease pulmonologists.

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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