Department of Pediatrics

Open Faculty Positions

Associate/Full Professor CE or Tenure - Pediatric Pulmonology
Posting Department: Pediatrics
Expire Date: 11/19/2015
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics 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 tenure track. Track and rank will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research.

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia invites applications for an outstanding laboratory investigator. We are seeking an individual who is interested in utilizing the robust research environment in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute ( The Division of Pulmonary Medicine is a vibrant and interactive environment with 18 faculty members, approximately 6 trainees and more than 70 staff. The Division encompasses two Centers (Sleep and Cystic Fibrosis), as well as 5 programs (Transplant, Technology Dependence, Aerodigestive, Thoracic Insufficiency and Asthma). The Division has been named the number one Pediatric Pulmonary Division in the country by US News and World Report for the past six years.

Current funded research in the Division includes control of breathing and upper airway physiology, management of childhood obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, ion transport and intracellular trafficking of CFTR, lung mechanics measurements in children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and thoracic insufficiency syndrome, pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease, cystic fibrosis related diabetes and genome wide array studies related to airway growth.

Applicants should have an interest in understanding the cellular and molecular basis of disease as it relates broadly to pulmonary diseases in children, with an outstanding record of research productivity. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary/start-up package and be expected to lead a creative, independent and externally-funded program of research.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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