The Department of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of mitral valve surgery with a focus on minimally invasive techniques. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. They must also be certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or eligible for such certification.
Teaching responsibilities may include instruction of medical students and surgical residents.
Clinical responsibilities may include supporting the multidisciplinary valve program, in- and out-patient care of patients with valvular and coronary artery disease, and all other aspects of adult cardiac surgery.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include pursuit of clinical and/or basic science research related to cardiac surgery.
The successful candidate will be a member of Penn’s Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and will practice primarily at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, a full member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. He or she will partner with a highly accomplished group of consultative and interventional cardiologists.
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.