Pediatric Urologist-Researcher

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jul 17, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of pediatric urology with a focus on major surgical reconstructive techniques in children with urologic problems. Responsibilities include patient care, including open, endoscopic and, in particular, robotics surgery; teaching of medical students and residents as well as pediatric urology fellows; and research in the areas of clinical outcomes, stone disease and reconstruction. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. They must also hold certification by the American Board of Urology or be eligible for such certification.

All candidates must have completed training through an ACGME-approved pediatric urology fellowship. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous and innovative research program in either lab-based or clinical investigation of fundamental processes of urologic disease. Therefore, a demonstrated potential for developing independent research will be preferred, as will Master’s Degree or PhD training indicating research aptitude and, ideally, a track record of obtaining external funding.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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