Chief, Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Job description

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician-educator track or the tenure track. Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education, research, and clinical care.

The position is for Chief, Division Pulmonary Medicine. The Division of Pulmonary Medicine is comprised of 26 faculty with diverse clinical and investigative interests, 6 fellows, and over 50 staff members. The Division has been ranked as one of the best pulmonary divisions in the country by U.S. News and World Report for multiple years. Clinicians in the Division evaluate and treat a broad range of disorders including asthma, cystic fibrosis, sleep disorders, children’s interstitial and diffuse lung disease, primary ciliary dyskinesia, aerodigestive disorders, and pulmonary complications of neuromuscular and chest wall disorders. The Division also cares for children undergoing lung transplantation, and a large population of children who are technology dependent, receiving invasive or non-invasive home ventilation.
Clinical and translational research in the Division focuses on regulation of postnatal development and growth of the lung; biochemical and molecular regulation of membrane ion channels and function in cystic fibrosis; developmental aspects of respiratory mechanics and ventilatory control; multicenter clinical trials in sleep, transplant populations, muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis; physiologic studies in children with asthma, pulmonary hypoplasia, neuromuscular diseases, chest wall disorders, sleep disordered breathing and micrognathia; neurobehavioral consequences of sleep disorders; and endocrinologic complications of cystic fibrosis. The Division participates in the CF Foundation Therapeutic Development Network, the Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Center network, and the child interstitial lung disease network.
The Division Chief reports to the Chair of the Department and works closely with the other Division Chiefs, the Associate Chairs, and the Vice Chair in the Department of Pediatrics. The Division Chief will oversee the clinical, research, and educational activities of the Division, lead recruiting efforts in the Division, and ensure career mentoring for all faculty and fellows in the Division.

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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Posted: 9/25/2017
Application Due: 9/25/2018
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