Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology

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Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Perelman School of Medicine - Pediatrics - Nephrology

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: May 24, 2021
Deadline: May 24, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks 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 equivalent, or Ph.D. or M.D.(or equivalent)/Ph.D. degree.

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.

The Division of Nephrology includes inpatient and outpatient clinical programs in General Nephrology, Transplant, Dialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and a number of multidisciplinary clinics, including in kidney stone disease, glomerular disease, kidney involvement in cancer survivors, Lupus, and Liver-Kidney clinic. The Division of Nephrology is comprised of 14 faculty and physicians with diverse clinical and investigative interests, 9 fellows, and over 60 staff members.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching medical students, residents, and fellows within the division of Nephrology.

Clinical responsibilities may include seeing and treating patients in an inpatient and outpatient setting.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include clinical and translational research focusing on observational studies of CKD and transplant, clinical trials, epidemiology, imaging research in kidney disease, studies of Acute Kidney Injury in the ICU, and post bone marrow transplant.

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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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: 6/1/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2033
Work Type: Full Time