Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Ophthalmology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Candidate must have completed an ophthalmology residency program, done a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship, and have substantial experience in pediatric ophthalmology. The successful candidate will be of renowned stature in the area of pediatric ophthalmology. Applicants must have an M.D. degree. Must be licensed in Pennsylvania, and licensed or eligible for license in New Jersey; ABO-certified or eligible, AAPOS member or eligible. Expertise is required in the specific area of clinical care, research and education in pediatric ophthalmology.
Teaching responsibilities may include teaching pediatric ophthalmology fellows, ophthalmology and pediatric residents, and medical students.
Clinical responsibilities may include surgical activity at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and management of pediatric eye and vision problems in outpatient and inpatient setting, including strabismus and strabismus surgery, amblyopia, refractive abnormalities, consultations for other pediatric specialists, and other childhood eye and vision problems.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include involvement in independent or collaborative research in areas relevant to clinical and/or educational ophthalmology. Evidence of scholarship is required in the clinician-educator track.
The Clinician Educator will have protected time for academic and administrative pursuits. Prior leadership experience in a formal administrative role is preferred.
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.
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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