Tenure Track Positions in Health Equity

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sep 07, 2021
Oct 06, 2021
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching, Research

Tenure Track Positions in Health Equity in the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM)

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Aug 1, 2021
Deadline: Aug 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks highly qualified candidates for several faculty positions in the tenure track at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Academic rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Applicants must have an MD and/or PhD degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.

We seek highly qualified candidates with a demonstrated track record and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The University is committed to supporting diverse faculty in the broadest sense. Applicants from underrepresented backgrounds, including but not limited to minorities, women, sexual orientation, persons with disabilities, and veterans, are especially encouraged to apply.

This position seeks to identify extraordinary scholars from fields including but not limited to: health, healthcare, health policy, public health, bioinformatics or related fields with a demonstrated track record of scholarly work in: health equity, structural racism/antiracism in healthcare, inclusion, intersectionality, cultural humility, stigma/prejudice/bias/discrimination, or related disciplines.

Successful candidates are expected to develop independent, federally funded research programs, and express a strong commitment to the graduate and medical education missions of the Perelman School of Medicine. Responsibilities include a combination of research, educational and clinical care duties (if relevant). Teaching responsibilities may include didactic lectures to fellows, residents, medical and/or graduate students, and nursing staff. Candidates for clinical research appointments must be board certified. Interdisciplinary scientists desired.

The faculty appointment will be in a department in the School of Medicine that is consistent with the scientific expertise of the successful candidate.

First consideration will be given to applications received by September 25, 2021.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE and the Perelman School of Medicine is committed to fostering a diverse faculty.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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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