About the Department
Assistant Professor (non-tenure Academic Clinician Track)- Clinical Microbiology Laboratory at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Posting Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Expire Date: 12/02/2020
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic-clinician track. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and clinical care. Candidates must have primary board certification in Clinical Pathology (or AP/CP) or American Board of Medical Microbiology (or eligible) and demonstrated subspecialty training in Medical Microbiology.

The candidate will have 0-5 years of experience in the general field of clinical microbiology and one or more of its subspecialties. The successful candidate will have expertise in molecular diagnostics and specifically NGS technology for clinical diagnostics and metagenomics. While research is not required for this track, opportunities for applied, and/or translational research in the broad area of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases may exist.

A. Responsibilities
1. Fulfill the role as one of the directors of the clinical microbiology laboratory at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
2. Serve as a clinical consultant to the medical staff and other providers on test results and interpretation
3. Be involved with oversight of clinical test analysis and sign-out, quality management, innovation and test development
4. Work closely with the various infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship clinical teams
5. Active participation and supervision of teaching of fellows, pathology residents, medical students and laboratory staff in areas of medical microbiology.

B. Requirements
1. Board certified in clinical pathology (or AP/CP) for MD candidates and subspecialty in medical microbiology (or eligible), and for PhD candidates, board certification (or eligible) by the American Board of Medical Microbiology. MDs must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Pennsylvania. All candidates must have had a minimum of 1-year of subspecialty fellowship training in an accredited program in medical microbiology.

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.

Apply for this position online at: https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g/d5244