The Philadelphia VA Medical Center (PVAMC) and the Division of Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for several Associate or Full Professor positions in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of managing home dialysis patients including peritoneal dialysis and/or expertise in directing a home dialysis program, and/or a desire to develop a specialized expertise within nephrology or medical education is highly desirable. Applicants must have an M.D. degree. Board certification or board eligible in Nephrology is required.
Teaching responsibilities may include training nephrology medical students and residents. A minimum of 100 credits per year of active and high quality teaching or equivalent service is required in the academic clinician track.
Clinical responsibilities may include providing direct clinical inpatient and outpatient nephrology patient care at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center (PVAMC) as a renal consultant, managing patients with glomerular diseases, nephrolithiasis, electrolyte disorders, complex hypertension, chronic kidney diseases, and acute kidney injury, in a freestanding VA outpatient hemodialysis unit and in an acute inpatient dialysis unit.
There will be an expectation of the ability of the candidate to provide management and/or leadership. Rank will be commensurate with experience.
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.
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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