University of Pennsylvania (PENN)

Faculty Position - Veterinary Gross Anatomy - Academic Clinician (AC)

University of Pennsylvania: School of Veterinary Medicine: School of Veterinary Medicine - Biomedical Sciences

Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania (PennVet), invites applications for a new and exciting faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Gross Anatomy in the Academic Clinician (AC) track.

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at Penn Vet is recognized as one of the premier basic biomedical research departments in veterinary medicine. Our research and teaching are well integrated with other basic, translational and clinical research efforts within the Penn biomedical community. The School is located in a dynamic urban community that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theatres, and fine dining ( In addition, New Bolton Center, the rural campus of the School, is located on a bucolic and historic 700 acre campus in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. It is home to the world-renowned teaching hospital for large animals, and is a research and teaching center in its own right.

Candidates must possess a VMD, DVM, MD, PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant field of vertebrate morphology. Additional training and teaching experience in veterinary gross anatomy, medical gross anatomy or comparative anatomy are highly desirable. The successful candidate is expected to provide instruction in gross anatomy for students in the veterinary professional curriculum. The successful candidate will arrive at an exciting juncture in the history of our School, as we embark on a historical revision of our curriculum in order to prepare our students for veterinary medicine in the 21st century. The candidate will play a critical role integrating the study of gross anatomy throughout the first and second years of the new curriculum, which will commence in Fall 2021. This faculty position is for a three-year, renewable academic appointment, starting in August 2020.

Application Instructions
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Full University benefits, including health, dental, vision, and retirement, accompany the position. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Interested applicants should apply online. The system will prompt you to attach a letter of intent including a statement of personal goals and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers for three references.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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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).

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