Assistant or Associate Professor of Small Animal Clinical Cardiology, Academic Clinician
Apr 06, 2023
The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet), Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine (CSAM), Section of Cardiology invites qualified individuals to apply for an open faculty position in the Academic Clinician (AC) track of the Associated Faculty in Small Animal Clinical Cardiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
The successful candidate will join Penn Vet's existing Section of Cardiology that includes 3 faculty members, including 2 Clinician Educators and 1 Academic Clinician, 3 residents, 1 research intern and 2 nurses. The successful candidate is expected to have a history of or potential as an exemplary clinician and educator. The successful candidate will be responsible for didactic, laboratory and clinical teaching of veterinary medical students and interns, participation in patient care, supervision of residents, and continuing education for veterinarians and related stakeholders
. Members of faculty in the AC track typically spend 42 weeks of the year delivering clinical small animal patient care and clinical teaching of students and trainees in the Matthew J Ryan Veterinary Hospital with the remainder of time dedicated to didactic teaching and administrative responsibilities. The Cardiology Section maintains a robust outpatient and in-house consultation service. A state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgery suite is available for interventional cardiology procedures. The Cardiology Section operates in a highly collaborative and outstanding clinical environment within a busy academic teaching hospital.
The University provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes multiple options for retirement savings and tuition benefits for the candidate's spouse and/or dependent children. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual who enjoys living and working in a vibrant urban environment with an abundance of cultural resources, including music, art, theatres, and fine dining (www.upenn.edu/life-at-penn/philadelphia
). Philadelphia offers easy access to New York and Washington DC. Additionally, Wissahickon Valley Park, Valley Forge National Park, and many more recreational amenities are within minutes of the city for the nature enthusiast.
Candidates must have a veterinary degree and board certification from the European or American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Specialty of Cardiology. Candidates that have or are completing a successful residency in cardiology will also be considered. The strongest candidates will have a demonstrated record of academic success, however, candidates with less experience but with a drive and desire for academic excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified. Interested applicants should apply electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/123359
. The system will prompt you to attach a letter of intent including a statement of personal goals, research goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and contact information for three references. The letters should be directed to Dr. Deborah Silverstein, Professor of Critical Care and Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Delancey Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6010; firstname.lastname@example.org
. Questions regarding the position should be sent to Sandra LaMonaca, Search Coordinator email@example.com
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/123359
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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