The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of precision diagnostics, with aptitude in molecular pathology and expertise in established techniques, next generation sequencing (NGS) based testing, and emerging technologies and clinical applications.
Teaching responsibilities may include teaching residents, fellows and trainees on rotations.
Clinical responsibilities may include sign-out responsibilities for testing in molecular oncology, constitutional conditions, and infectious disease. Specific skills and experience should include: variant interpretation, clinical reporting, quality assessment/improvement activities, and assay development and validation. Expertise in interpretation of next generation sequencing-based assays is necessary. Development of workflow improvements including implementation of algorithms that facilitate case-sign out.
Primary responsibilities will be to provide clinical service, teaching, and adjunctive functions including staffing multi-disciplinary tumor boards, with development and improvement of assays and workflows as additional essential components.
Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Training with Board Certification in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology, and completed training in Molecular Genetic Pathology, with eligibility or certification by the American Board of Pathology.
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.
Internal Number: UPEN-565
About Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
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. With a top five ranking from US News and World Report, the nation's oldest medical school is indeed one of its best.
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