Assistant Professor AC Track Transfusion Medicine at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Assistant Professor AC Track Transfusion Medicine at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

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

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of transfusion medicine. Pediatric experience is preferred but not required. The position will be based within the Division of Transfusion Medicine. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Board Certification or Eligibility in Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine.

Teaching responsibilities may include quality improvement, regulatory oversight, teaching rotating residents and fellows, and supporting medical school education.

Clinical responsibilities may include Blood Bank and Apheresis physician coverage. The Blood Bank supports a broad spectrum of quaternary pediatric care including a surgery program with active cardiothoracic and fetal services, pediatric oncology, bone marrow, and solid organ transplantation, large PICUs and NICUs, ECMO services, a pediatric emergency room, and Level 1 Trauma Center, and a large chronic transfusion program for patients with hemoglobinopathies. The service does not currently include a blood donor center or a reference serology laboratory. The successful candidate will provide clinical service in the Apheresis Unit joining a team of four physicians for coverage and call performing procedures for a diverse population of patients including a comprehensive sickle cell center and novel cell and gene therapy trial participants. The successful candidate would have the opportunity to assume a leadership role for the Apheresis service commensurate with experience.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. 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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