Assistant Professor (Academic Clinician Track), Psychosomatic Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jun 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Psychiatry 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. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine with a focus on Solid Organ Transplantation and Addiction. Responsibilities include Performing comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and management for inpatient and outpatient transplant patients (pre-and post-transplant for liver, kidney, heart, lung, pancreas, composite tissue, bone marrow), and living donors for kidney and liver transplant. Applicant must be familiar with the details and requirements to select appropriate candidates for transplant as well as living donors and living donor recipients. Candidates will attend and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings for selection of candidates for transplant and for quality improvement strategies for transplant patients.

Candidate must be able to perform evaluation and treatment for inpatient and outpatient general psychiatry in the area of Psychosomatic Medicine, including Emergency evaluations.

Candidate must be able to teach and supervise Medical Students and Nursing Students, Psychiatry residents, Neurology residents; maintain administrative responsibilities pertaining to the position, and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and clinical care. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and clinical care. General, Adult Psychiatry (Board Certified or Board Eligible with plan to take and pass the exam) and Psychosomatic Medicine - Board Eligible or Board Certified with Added Qualifications.

Applicant should be prepared to work collaboratively in an integrated setting with medical and surgical teams from each of the transplantable organs.

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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