Assistant Professor - Clinical Microbiology Laboratory (non-tenure Academic Clinician Track)

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Assistant Professor - Clinical Microbiology Laboratory (non-tenure Academic Clinician Track)

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Jun 27, 2019
Close Date:
Jun 27, 2021
Description:

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 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. Expertise is required in the specific area of clinical microbiology and one or more of its subspecialties. The successful candidate will have expertise in molecular infectious diseases diagnostics and knowledge of NGS technology for clinical diagnostics and metagenomics.

Teaching responsibilities may include active participation and supervision of teaching of fellows, pathology residents, medical students and laboratory staff in areas of medical microbiology.

Clinical responsibilities may include :

1. Fulfill the role as one of the directors of the clinical microbiology laboratory at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
2. Serve as a clinical consultant to the medical staff and other providers on test results and interpretation
3. Be involved with oversight of clinical test analysis and sign-out, quality management, innovation and test development
4. Work closely with the various infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship clinical teams
5. Active participation and supervision of teaching of fellows, pathology residents, medical students and laboratory staff in areas of medical microbiology.

Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Board certified in clinical pathology (or AP/CP) for MD candidates and subspecialty in medical microbiology (or eligible), and for PhD candidates, board certification (or eligible) by the American Board of Medical Microbiology. MDs must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Pennsylvania. All candidates must have had a minimum of 1-year of subspecialty fellowship training in an accredited program in medical microbiology.

While research is not required for this track, applied, and/or translational research in the broad area of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases is encouraged.

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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Posted: 6/29/2019
Application Due: 9/27/2019
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