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Feb 16 2018

Faculty Lecturer Position in Small Animal Internal Medicine

University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type
Health / Medicine

Position Description
The Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania is seeking applications for a Lecturer in Small Animal Internal Medicine.

The position is ideally suited for recent graduates of an Internal Medicine Residency program or for others seeking to transition into an academic career. The successful candidate will spend 9 months of the academic year providing clinical service in Ryan Veterinary Hospital and two months of protected academic time for board exam study or research endeavors. The lectureship will be a one-year, potentially renewable appointment, optimally starting no later than July 1, 2018.

The position primarily involves clinical service and teaching in a busy 24/7 university teaching hospital. Clinical service responsibilities will include provision of patient care and supervision of day-to-day operations of the Internal Medicine service. Teaching responsibilities will include small group and didactic instruction of veterinary students rotating through the service and mentoring of internal medicine residents. In addition to student rounds and separate clinician rounds, the medicine section holds two different weekly journal clubs, board review lectures, and chalk talks. The different sections of the hospital offer additional academic rounds. The proximity of the Veterinary School to the Medical School fosters numerous collaborative research and clinical endeavors. Opportunity exists to participate in collaborative research projects within and outside the School of Veterinary Medicine.

University benefits including health, dental, vision, and retirement accompany this position. Candidates must have a veterinary degree, and must either be a Diplomate of the American or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine or be eligible to sit for their certifying board examination in 2018. Interested applicants should apply online at Penn’s HR website (

Position Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates must have a veterinary degree, and should be either be a Diplomate of the American or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or be eligible to sit for their certifying board examination in 2018. Applications will be reviewed until the position closing date.

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Affirmative Action Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of 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 status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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