Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) Medicine, Clinician Educator

Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) Medicine, Clinician Educator

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: May 06, 2022

The Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine invites applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) Medicine, Clinician-Educator (CE) track.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining the excellence of Penn Vet's clinical programs in small animal emergency and critical care medicine, education, research, and service. The candidate will be responsible for didactic, laboratory, and clinical teaching of veterinary medical students, participation in patient care, supervision of residents, and continuing education for veterinarians locally and nationally. Primary responsibilities within the hospital will include emergency room receiving, mentorship of house officers, and possible supervision in the intensive care unit (ICU). Candidates should possess demonstrated excellence in clinical service and teaching as well as a record of or potential to develop a scholarly program that advances their field. This position is part of the School's Standing Faculty. The candidates' primary and driving career interests and goals include scholarly accomplishment in the field, and they fully understand the duties and expectations specific to the CE track. The search committee will share the School's official documents describing the track and criteria for retention and promotion to qualified candidates. Clinician Educators perform the majority of the Department's clinical research, and the successful candidate will demonstrate history or potential with regard to the generation of new knowledge.

The successful candidate will enjoy a wealth of opportunities that will enable the fulfillment of these responsibilities in a highly collaborative, intellectual clinical environment at a busy academic teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art patient care. The Section of Emergency and Critical Care employs 9 DACVECC-boarded faculty in a Department with more than 30 Diplomates from multiple American and European certifying colleges that are in direct support of the program. There are currently 10 residents enrolled in the ECC residency-training program. The medical team includes a highly trained and experienced professional nursing staff, many of whom are specialty certified in ECC.

The University provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes multiple options for retirement savings and tuition benefits for the candidate's spouse and/or dependent children. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual who enjoys living and working in a vibrant urban environment with an abundance of cultural resources, including music, art, theatres, and fine dining ( Philadelphia offers easy access to New York and Washington DC. Additionally, Wissahickon Valley Park, Valley Forge National Park, and many more recreational amenities are within minutes of the city for the nature enthusiast.

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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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