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Assistant Professor, Clinician Educator or Tenure Track, Adolescent Medicine- HIV/AIDS Research

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track. Applicants must have an M.D., M.D./Ph.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree and a track record of successful research commensurate with career level. Board certified/eligible in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine and Adolescent Medicine strongly preferred.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is integral in the Penn Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), and the Division of Adolescent Medicine serves as a key nexus of research for the CFAR.  The Penn CFAR encompasses all the School of the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Wistar Institute, with a rich community of approximately 150 highly interactive faculty across scientific domains and approximately $50m total annual NIH HIV/AIDS research.

Teaching responsibilities may include inpatient and/or outpatient clinical and teaching responsibilities.

Clinical responsibilities may include Inpatient and/or outpatient primary and specialty care in Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and participate in clinical education of medical students, residents and fellows as a member of the Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine. Multiple sites of practice are available including a primary care practice, specialty care satellite locations and inpatient units at CHOP and a behavioral health hospital. PhD only candidates will not be involved in direct patient care or have clinical responsibilities.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include Primary focus on adolescent or young adult health research relevant to HIV prevention or care, which may interface with related domains of STIs, sexual/gender minority youth, substance use, mental health, health disparities, parent-teen relationships, community-engaged research, and similar areas. Expectations will be to develop and lead a research program funded by career development and/or independent research funding. It is anticipated that this faculty member will be an active participant in the Penn CFAR research community, which provides extensive services and activities geared to advance HIV/AIDS research. We are seeking candidates with a strong record of research productivity and scholarship demonstrating an established or emerging national reputation. Opportunities for collaborative clinical research are available related to education, continuous quality improvement, health services, health disparities, resiliency, STIs/HIV, pregnancy prevention, smoking, substance use, gender, eating disorders, weight regulation, depression and suicide.

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We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start in 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace for countless breakthroughs and dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. Built on a foundation of delivering safe, high-quality, family-centered care, the Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives. Today, families facing complex conditions come to CHOP from all over the world, and our compassionate care and innovation has repeatedly earned us a spot on the U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of the nation's best children's hospitals.

The Perelman School of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and future leaders of academic medicine. The nation's oldest medical school is indeed one of its best, and our students are among the finest in the nation. They are matched in quality by the high level of instruction and research that we offer. Penn ranks among the top AMCs in the country in research and training grants awarded to medical schools by the National Institutes of Health and is a leader in the commercialization of discovery. Our research strengths encompass all basic science, clinical, and population science disciplines, contributing to a rich and vibrant intellectual environment that generates wide-ranging innovation and advancement in patient-centric care.

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