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Director of the Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s Health – Standing Faculty

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Director of the Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s Health – Standing Faculty

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Aug 11, 2023
Close Date:
Aug 11, 2025
Description:

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for the position of Director of the Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health (CRRWH) at the rank of Associate or Full Professor position in the tenure track. Applicants must have an M.D and/or Ph.D or equivalent degree. We are seeking a dynamic and collaborative academic leader to direct the CRRWH and coordinate research and teaching activities of the Center with other Departments, Centers and Institutes within and outside Penn.

The CRRWH is an interdisciplinary research center across many Departments and Schools at the University of Pennsylvania with endowments and a current total extramural sponsored projects annual budget of approximately $18 million. The Center’s focus is on improving reproductive and women's health through team science and advancing these fields through (1) research, (2) research training, (3) local and global partnerships, and (4) through equity-centered studies of gender-specific biology and female-specific health and disease across the lifespan.

The primary appointment of the selected candidate will be in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology with potential secondary appointments in other departments depending on research interests. Applicants should have demonstrated outstanding qualifications and track record in research scholarship commensurate with an academic appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure at the University of Pennsylvania.

Research or scholarship interests should include basic/translational, clinical or health services research relevant to reproduction or women’s health. Collaborative science is highly valued. Applicants should have an established research program and an outstanding record of publications and research grant support. Securing grants in this position is required. For further information on academic requirements in the tenue track, we welcome prospective candidates to visit the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Faculty Life and Professional Development website: https://www.med.upenn.edu/flpd/career-development/.

Teaching responsibilities of the position may include instructing and supervising medical students, residents and post-doctoral fellows, and designing or participating in a formal didactic curriculum.

Clinical responsibilities, although not required, may include inpatient and/or ambulatory care in obstetrics and gynecology or a subspecialty of Ob/Gyn depending on the candidate’s expertise and interests.

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.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

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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Company info
Telephone
(215) 898-7372
Location
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia
PA
19104
US

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