Assistant/Associate Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Clinician Educator
- University of Pennsylvania
- Philadelphia, PA
- Faculty Jobs
- Health & Medical, Medical Research, Professional Fields, Veterinary Science
- Position Type
- Assistant Professor
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Dec 16, 2022
The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Small Animal Internal Medicine in the Clinician Educator (CE) track.
The successful candidate is expected to possess demonstrated excellence in clinical service and teaching, as well as a record of or potential to develop a scholarly program that advances the field. The candidate’s primary and driving career interests and goals should include scholarly activity. Members of faculty in the CE track in Internal Medicine provide clinical service/teaching equivalent of 29 weeks per year in the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital. Time outside of clinical service is used for scholarly activity, professional development, citizenship to the Department, and didactic teaching.
The position includes clinical service and teaching in a busy university teaching hospital, as well as scholarly activity. Clinical service responsibilities include provision of patient care and supervision of day-to-day operations of the Internal Medicine service. Teaching responsibilities include small group and didactic instruction of veterinary students rotating through the service and mentoring of internal medicine residents. In addition, faculty participate in classroom/laboratory teaching. A requirement of the Clinician Educator track is development of a scholarly program that advances the field of internal medicine. The proximity of the Veterinary School to the Medical School fosters numerous collaborative research and clinical endeavors. The Department offers junior rank faculty mentoring through a specifically appointed mentoring committee as well as competitive internal funding for pilot research projects.
The Section of Medicine employs seven (6 ACVIM-Small Animal Internal Medicine, 1 ECVIM-Small Animal Internal Medicine) board-certified internists in support of the program. There are currently 12 residents enrolled in the residency-training program. More than 30 Diplomates of various American and European certifying Colleges directly support the Internal Medicine program.
This position is part of the School’s Standing Faculty. It is a non-tenured position, with reappointment every three years and promotion required by year nine. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Full University benefits including vacation time, health, dental, vision, retirement, and eligible tuition reimbursement for self, spouse, and or dependents accompany the position. The anticipated start date, although negotiable, is July 2023.
The hospital is a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment with excellent nursing staff, interns, and residents. The School is located amid a vibrant urban neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theatres, and fine dining (www.upenn.edu/life-at-penn/philadelphia). The University of Pennsylvania is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.
Candidates must have a veterinary degree and either be a Diplomate of the American or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine, or have successfully completed an internal medicine residency program at an accredited university. Board certification would need to be achieved within 24 months of employment.
Applications will be reviewed until an appropriate candidate has been identified. Interested applicants must apply electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/.
The system will prompt you to attach a letter of intent including a research statement, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone, and contact information for three references to: Dr. Dan Morris, Professor of Dermatology and chair of the search committee (d[email protected]). Questions regarding the position should be sent to the search coordinator: Sandra LaMonaca [email protected]
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