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Physician, Chief of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs (PVAMC) Medical Center
Posting Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Expire Date: 02/12/2015
The Philadelphia VA Medical Center (PVAMC) and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for a Full or Associate Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician-educator track or the non-tenure academic-clinician track. Track and rank will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. While evidence of scholarship is required in the clinician-educator track, research is not required in the academic clinician track. American Board of Pathology certification in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology, an unrestricted license, at least 10 years experience as attending pathologist, and at least 5 years of administrative experience as Pathology Service or Clinical Laboratory director required. Preference will be given to individuals with prior subspecialty work experience or fellowship training.

This position will be primarily based at the PVAMC as Chief of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service. The candidate must be eligible for a one-eighth appointment at the University of Pennsylvania at the level of Associate Professor or higher and have demonstrated academic productivity with a focus in research integrating biochemical, molecular and/or genetic aspects of disease with clinical practice, as evidenced by targeted publications, presentations, and research funding or awards. The functions of this position are diverse and encompass patient care, administration, consultation, education and research. The individual will be expected to train and mentor residents, fellows, graduate and medical students. The Philadelphia VA Medical Center offers a teaching-oriented, academic environment with a well-integrated health care system.

Applicants must be US citizens; however, non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

The PVAMC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. In addition to a competitive salary, PVAMC offers paid malpractice insurance, excellent Federal benefits including generous vacation/sick leave, health and life insurance coverage, ten Federal holidays, and an attractive retirement package including a tax-deferred savings plan with matching agency contribution, and free on-site parking.

Applicants must apply to both the Perelman School of Medicine using the link below as well as to the PVAMC: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/337465500?share=email.

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.

The PVAMC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Selection will be made without discrimination for any reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization.

Apply for this position online at: https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g/d3215