Associate or Full Professor - Clinician Educator - Cutaneous Oncologists (Early Detection of Pigmented Lesions)
Feb 28, 2022
Feb 28, 2024
The Department of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Associate or Full Professor positions in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Melanoma, pigmented lesions, Merkel cell cancer, squamous cell cancer, basal cell cancer, and rare tumors. Expertise in non-invasive diagnosis and surveillance of pigmented lesions is required. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Applicant must be board certified or board eligible in Dermatology.
Teaching responsibilities may include teaching residents in dermatology and other specialties caring for skin cancer; fellows in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology; medical students; trainees rotating from other countries and or institutions. The faculty member will play a key role in educating our residents on the cutaneous oncology track and research fellow in cutaneous oncology.
Clinical responsibilities may include evaluation and treatment of patients with skin cancer, particularly those with a high-risk of recurrence or metastasis. Clinical responsibilities will focus on patients in the Penn Dermatology Oncology Center's specialty clinics, and the High-Risk Skin Caner Clinic for Organ Transplant Recipients and Immunosuppressed Patients.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include focus on on clinical research addressing practical questions in the care of skin cancer patients at increased risk for occurrence or metastasis from skin cancer; translational research in collaboration with physician scientists focused on skin cancer; clinical trials for new drugs to treat patients with advanced skin cancers; collaborative research with other specialists. The Clinician Educator will have protective time for for academic and administrative pursuits. Evidence of scholarship is required in the Clinician Educator track.
Skin cancer expertise, proven by publications, invited lectures, or clinical experience is strongly preferred. Demonstrated leadership experience or potential is preferred. Applicants in mid-career are encouraged to apply.
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.
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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