Clinician Educator in Biomedical Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
United States


The Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania (Penn Vet), invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Gross Anatomy in the Clinician Educator (CE) track. CEs are members of the Standing Faculty. 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 neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theatres, and fine dining ( In addition, New Bolton Center, the Large Animal Campus, is located on a 700-acre campus in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, and is home to one of the busiest large animal teaching veterinary clinics in the nation.


Candidates must have a either a veterinary degree (VMD/DVM/BVSc) or a Ph.D. in a relevant field of vertebrate morphology. Additional training and teaching experience in veterinary or medical gross anatomy are required. The successful candidate is primarily expected to provide instruction in gross anatomy. However, 30% to 40% of time is to be protected for research. The candidate is expected to publish in peer-reviewed journals. This faculty position will be a three-year, renewable academic appointment, starting in August 2020. 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 be expected to contribute to the design of the new curriculum, which will commence in fall 2021.

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 at Penn’s HR website ( [Click on jobs @ Penn, search open positions, School of Veterinary Medicine, faculty in gross anatomy, (#) to apply for this job.]

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, and phone number, for three references. Questions may be addressed Dr. Peter Dodson ( and Dr. Paul Orsini (, co-chairs of the anatomy search committee. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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