University of Pennsylvania — Clinical Faculty Position in Small Animal Neurology & Neurosurgery

The Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania is seeking applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery in the Academic Clinician associated faculty track. The successful candidate will have clinical responsibility for patient care and related teaching, including intern/resident training. As a citizen of the Department and School, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in some administrative or committee work as well as serve as a resource to programs such as Development, Communications, Customer Service and Community Outreach in promoting the capabilities and accomplishments of PennVet.

This position requires weekday, weekend, evening, holiday and occasional night work. A veterinary degree and Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) is required. Individuals who have a track record of pedagogical innovations in teaching clinical neurology and experience in use of advanced surgical techniques that utilize Brain Sight will receive priority consideration.

The Section of Neurology employs four ACVIM-boarded neurologists. There are currently 3 residents enrolled in the ACVIM (Neurology) residency training program. More than 30 Diplomates of American specialty colleges support the Section of Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed until an appropriate candidate is identified. Though negotiable, the anticipated start date of the position is July 1, 2018. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full University benefits including health, dental, vision, and retirement accompany the position. A signed non-competition agreement is required for all faculty hires at Penn Vet. Interested applicants should apply online at Penn’s Faculty HR website (https://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/).

The system will prompt you to attach a letter of intent including a brief statement of personal goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone, and contact information for three references. For additional information contact Dr. Dan Morris, Search Committee Chair at domorris@vet.upenn.edu. 

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