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 Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Clinical Bioinformatics in association with genomic diagnostics.
Teaching responsibilities may include teaching of fellows, residents, medical, and graduate students.
Clinical responsibilities may include the development and implementation of tools for constitutional and somatic sequence and copy number variation analysis.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include various aspects of clinical bioinformatics for genomic diagnostics including interpretation, lab workflow automation, clinical integration, and computational infrastructure. The establishment of collaborative work with clinical laboratory directors is highly desirable. Experience with Next Generation Sequencing and related bioinformatics tools and packages is required.
Faculty in the CE track are expected to develop a national reputation in an area of academic focus, with this work being either investigator-initiated or collaborative and associated with appropriate publications and some degree of funding. The Perelman School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are known for emphasis on translational research and the candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong record/potential in clinical, translational or collaborative research.
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.
Internal Number: CHOP-007
About Children's Hospital of Philadelphia | Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) continued its 15-year streak of being ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals in the United States. CHOP was ranked No. 2 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals. When you bring your children to CHOP, you can be confident they will receive the best care in the country.
U.S. News also evaluated programs in 10 specialty areas. We are proud that CHOP was listed among the top seven programs in each of the 10 ranked specialties for 2019-20, and seven of our specialties are ranked first, second or third. No other pediatric hospital in our region has ever been named to the U.S. News Honor Roll.
It is the recognition of CHOP’s excellence and expertise across the broad spectrum of services — even when we care for the most complex and sickest children — that led to our place on the Honor Roll. The quality of our care and treatments, superior nurse-patient ratios, commitment to safety, emphasis on family-