University of Pennsylvania — Associate / Full Professor, Blood Bank Director – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Associate / Full Professor – Blood Bank Director – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Perelman School of Medicine – Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Nov 3, 2020

Deadline:
Nov 3, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine. This individual will serve as Director of the Blood Bank and Transfusion Services at CHOP, joining our collaborative team of five Transfusion Medicine physicians. Pediatric experience is preferred but not required. The position will be based within the Division of Transfusion Medicine. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Board certification or eligibility in Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching rotating residents and fellows, and supporting undergraduate medical education.

Clinical responsibilities may include a broad spectrum of quaternary pediatric care including a surgery program with active cardiothoracic and fetal services, pediatric oncology, bone marrow and solid organ transplantation, large PICUs and NICUs, ECMO services, a pediatric emergency room and Level 1 Trauma Center, and a large chronic transfusion program for patients with hemoglobinopathies. The service does not currently include a blood donor center or a reference serology laboratory. The applicant will also provide clinical service in the Apheresis Unit joining a team of physicians for coverage and call performing procedures for a diverse population of patients including a comprehensive sickle cell center and novel cell and gene therapy trial participants.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/80399

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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