Director of Vascular Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant, Associate, and/or Full Professor position in the non-tenure clinician-educator track. Applicants must have an M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education, research, and clinical care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead an inter-disciplinary academic vascular medicine program. The divisions of cardiovascular medicine and vascular surgery are searching for a Director of vascular medicine. Building on a strong foundation of excellence, the Director will be charged with growing the clinical and academic endeavors of the program through recruitment and collaboration with faculty in cardiovascular medicine, vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, our vasculitis center, and our center for inherited cardiovascular disease. Responsibilities will include leading an outpatient and inpatient consultative service focused on non-interventional care of peripheral arterial disease, aortic aneurysm and dissection, venous disease, thromboembolic disorders, and unusual vascular syndromes, as well as expanding the research portfolio. Numerous structures are in place to support research in Vascular Medicine, including a dedicated Cardiovascular Clinical Research unit, the Penn Cardiovascular Institute Vascular Biology Center, the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and many others. Teaching medical students, housestaff and cardiology fellows will be an important part of this position. The ideal candidate will have a successful career in academic vascular medicine and must be able to communicate effectively and work with multidisciplinary teams. Scholarship is required in the clinician-educator track; candidates must have experience in vascular medicine research and a track record of academic productivity. 

The successful applicant will have a primary appointment in the Department of Medicine with the opportunity for a secondary appointment in the Department of Surgery.

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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