Assistant Professor Position, Outpatient Palliative Care

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Assistant Professor Position, Outpatient Palliative Care
Perelman School of Medicine - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Oct 3, 2019
Deadline: Oct 3, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Division of Hematology-Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Applicants must have an M.D. degree. Board certified/eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is required. Fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is strongly preferred.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching medical students, residents, fellows and oncology providers. The successful candidate will have clinical and teaching experience in the area of palliative care. The position includes extensive educational opportunities in palliative care. Academic Clinicians must participate in a minimum of 100 credit per year of active and high quality teaching or equivalent service.

Clinical responsibilities may include care of palliative care patients with a cancer diagnosis in the outpatient clinic. The successful candidate is expected to work closely with each patient's oncology team to develop a comprehensive plan of care. Participation in clinical trials is an important role in this position.

Selected candidates will have opportunities to develop innovative practices to support the cancer service line such as tele-medicine and e-consults.

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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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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Posted: 8/14/2020
Application Due: 10/13/2020
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