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Hyperbaric Medicine - Assistant, Associate, & Full Professor Positions – AC Track
Posting Department: Emergency Medicine
Expire Date: 04/29/2016
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Full, Associate, and/or Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure academic-clinician track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Hyperbaric Medicine. Responsibilities include provision of clinical care to patients requiring hyperbaric oxygen therapy and/or emergency department patients at one of the three emergency department sites within UPHS; teaching and mentoring of hyperbaric medicine fellows, emergency medicine residents, medical students; administrative and operational duties commensurate with interest and experience to be considered. Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in clinical care and education. Board certification in Hyperbaric Medicine.

The Hyperbaric Division is one of the most comprehensive programs in the nation. Penn has been a leader in advancing hyperbaric therapy and research for the past 45 years and has had an outstanding ACGME training program for the past 8 years. The Division is composed of 3 board certified Emergency Medicine/Hyperbaric Medicine faculty, a business administrator, 1 program manager, 13 support staff and trains 1-3 fellows a year. The Hyperbaric program is a multi-place chamber capable of treating 7-8 patients simultaneously and is a 24/7 operation treating both elective and emergency patients. The clinical team has the knowledge and expertise to treat a full spectrum of emergency and chronic conditions. The chamber cares for 250-300 patients a year for total treatment hours of 9,000-10,000.

Academic Clinician track applicants are not required to do research.

Penn Medicine is comprised of three hospital emergency departments and observation units (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania-HUP; Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center-PPMC; and Pennsylvania Hospital-PAH) with a combined annual emergency department census of 145,000 visits. Each site has a unique, diverse, highly acute patient population consisting of local and referral patients. Penn Medicine is a world class academic institution with superb clinical facilities and programs, the number two ranked medical school in the nation, and a rich and collegial research environment. The Department of Emergency Medicine has a 4 year, highly successful, academically oriented residency program with 44 residents, multiple fellowships including one of only six NIH funded K12 clinical research fellowships and several nationally acclaimed research programs housed within its Center for Resuscitation Science and the Center for Emergency Care Policy Research. There are over 90 faculty across the three sites and there are close academic affiliations and programmatic alliances with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Faculty positions will be structured across multiple sites according to skills, interest and clinical availability.

Faculty candidates who have strong academic and leadership potential combined with a strong desire to be part of an outstanding, highly motivated and highly productive group of colleagues are urged to apply.

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.

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