Assistant Professor, Neurology Headache Medicine Program

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Assistant Professor, Neurology Headache Medicine Program

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Sep 21, 2021
Deadline: Sep 21, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Neurology 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 the acute, chronic, and tertiary care of headache patients including the ability to do therapeutic nerve blocks, botulinum injections, and acute infusion therapies. The candidate will be familiar with the rapidly evolving therapeutic landscape of CGRP antagonist therapy. Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree. The successful applicant will be board certified in Neurology and Headache Medicine.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching medical students, residents, clinical fellows, physicians and fellows in allied specialties such as ENT, pain management, internal medicine. The candidate will help identify and schedule appropriate speakers and topics for the weekly headache group conference. The applicant will assume responsibility for the development of a headache fellowship program within the first two years of initial appointment.

Clinical responsibilities may include serving as the Program Chief in Headache Medicine, overseeing the recruitment, career development, and clinical activity scheduling of MD and APP division members in addition to personal clinics at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and other affiliated institutional sites. Opportunities for participation in industry-sponsored drug trials and institutional therapeutic initiatives may also be available.

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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