Faculty Position – Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Academic Clinician (AC)
University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: DVM or equivalent
DVM or equivalent
The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet), Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine (CSAM) invites applications for a clinical faculty position in Small Animal Critical Care and Emergency Medicine in the Academic Clinician (AC) track.
The successful candidate will be responsible for didactic, laboratory and clinical teaching of veterinary medical students and interns, participation in patient care, supervision of residents, and continuing education for veterinarians and related stakeholders. Primary responsibilities within the hospital will include emergency room receiving, mentorship of house officers, and possible supervision of the intensive care unit. Forty-two (42) weeks will be devoted to clinical service, with the remaining portion dedicated to scholarly activities such as teaching, administrative, and other responsibilities.
As a citizen of CSAM, the successful candidate is expected to participate in some administrative or committee work as well as serve as a resource to programs such as Development, Communications, Customer Service and Community Outreach in promoting the capabilities and accomplishments of Penn Vet. The successful candidate should demonstrate a collaborative style that fosters and supports teamwork and innovation.
The successful candidate will enjoy a wealth of opportunities that will enable 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 of 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 and 1 ECC and cardiology research intern. The medical team includes a highly trained and experienced professional nursing staff. The successful candidate will enjoy a wealth of opportunities in providing a high-quality, patient-centered clinical service in a robust academic teaching hospital and pursuing or participating in clinical research in an extraordinary collaborative environment as part of the One Health initiative.
The Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital is a specialty-centered and well-equipped academic teaching facility including a VECCS-Certified Level 1 Facility and a VetCOT-Certified Level 1 Veterinary Trauma Center. Its large and diverse faculty and staff, assembled from all over the world, attract one of the largest small animal caseloads in the country. The Veterinary and Medical Schools are in close proximity (within walking distance) providing rich intellectual exchange. The hospital is located amid a vibrant urban neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theaters, and fine dining (www.upenn.edu/life-at-penn/philadelphia).
Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed until an appropriate candidate is identified. Interested applicants should apply electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/110480 The system will prompt you to attach a letter of intent including a statement of personal goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and contact information for three references. The letters should be directed to Dr. Rebecka Hess, Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Delancey Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6010; email@example.com. Questions regarding the position should be sent to Peggy Alfarano, Search Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates must have a DVM/VMD or equivalent degree, have completed a residency in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, and be either board-eligible or board-certified in the American or European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed until an appropriate candidate is identified. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.