Assistant Professor - Clinician Educator - Cutaneous Oncologist (Early Detection of Pigmented Lesion

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Assistant Professor - Clinician Educator - Cutaneous Oncologist (Early Detection of Pigmented Lesions)

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Feb 28, 2022
Deadline: Feb 28, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Melanoma, pigmented lesions, Merkel cell cancer, squamous cell cancer, basal cell cancer, and rare tumors. Expertise in non-invasive diagnosis and surveillance of pigmented lesions is required. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Applicants must be board certified or board eligible in Dermatology. Skin cancer expertise, proven by publications, invited lectures, or clinical experience, is strongly preferred. Demonstrated leadership experience or potential is preferred.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching residents in dermatology and other specialties caring for skin cancer; fellows in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology; medical students; trainees rotating from other countries or institutions. The faculty member will play a key role in educating our residents on the cutaneous oncology track and research fellow in cutaneous oncology.

Clinical responsibilities may include evaluation and treatment of patients with skin cancer, particularly those with a high-risk of recurrence or metastasis. Clinical responsibilities will focus on patients in the Penn Dermatology Oncology Center's specialty clinics, including the Pigmented Lesion Clinic, the Rare and Inherited Skin Cancer Clinic, and the High-Risk Skin Cancer Clinic for Organ Transplant Recipients and Immunosuppressed Patients.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include focus on clinical research addressing practical questions in the care of skin cancer patients at increased risk for recurrence or metastasis from skin cancer; translational research in collaboration with physician scientists focused on skin cancer; clinical trials for new drugs to treat patients with skin cancers; collaborative research with other specialists. The Clinician Educator will have protected time for academic and administrative pursuits. Evidence of scholarship is required in the Clinician Educator track.

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.

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/103108

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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