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Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
University of Pennsylvania

Date Posted Apr. 11, 2022
Title Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
University University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Department Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2022
  • Associate Professor
    Associate/Assistant Head
  • Anesthesiology
This position opens for applications 4/12/2022

The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. ABA certification in anesthesiology along with ability to obtain a Pennsylvania license are required.

Teaching responsibilities may include the instruction of medical students, residents, and fellows rotating through the operating rooms of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) as well as participation in lectures, small groups, workshops, and/or simulation sessions.

Clinical responsibilities may include the provision of general anesthesia at HUP and PPMC.

Additional responsibilities will include leadership of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care in (primarily) the clinical domain. This involves accountability for faculty/staff productivity targets, working with the Department Chief Operating Officer to meet the annual budget, and working with the other Vice Chairs to achieve the Department’s strategic objectives. The Vice Chair of Clinical Operations reports to the Chair.

We are an inclusive department seeking candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Candidates will be asked about prior activities that promote diversity, inclusion, and care equity. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Women and non-binary individuals, those from ethnic and racial minority groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


The academic clinician track emphasizes clinical and teaching excellence. Prior leadership experience and record of successful teaching/mentorship is required. 



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COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all employees at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penn’s vaccine requirements and the use of Penn Open Pass, visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information. 

  • 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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