University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery – Academic Clinician track in the Associated Faculty

The Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania invites qualified individuals to apply for a faculty position in the Academic Clinician (AC) track in Small Animal Neurology and Neurosurgery at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position will focus on clinical patient care, and clinical and didactic teaching of residents, interns, and veterinary students. Potential for collaborative research abounds, but advancement within this faculty track does not include a research requirement.  

Penn Vet offers a wealth of opportunities to provide clinical service in a cutting-edge academic service, while practicing in a large urban university veterinary hospital with specialists in all areas. This position requires weekday, weekend, evening, holiday and occasional night work.  The successful candidate should possess a veterinary degree and is currently either Board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) or will become board-certified within the first three years. 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 15, 2019. 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 (

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 the administrative coordinator Peggy Alfarano