University of Pennsylvania — Instructor, Division of General Internal Medicine

The Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Instructor positions in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Internal Medicine is required.

Responsibilities may include meeting with mentors at least bi-weekly and engaging in research seminars at the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP), the Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM), and the Leonard Davis Institute (LDI). In addition, a recommendation of classes at the University of Pennsylvania will be provided, as appropriate, to advance expertise in areas such as health services research, qualitative methods, longitudinal analyses, implementation science, outcomes research, and advanced statistical methods.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to build a research program in areas of high relevance for general internal medicine, including but not limited to health services and policy research: comparative effectiveness, health economics, behavioral economics, health psychology, clinical or social epidemiology, medical sociology, and disease prevention. Mentors will be assigned to this position in order to advance the candidate’s research and training.

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.

Application Instructions

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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).