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Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation,

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:
Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033
Date:
06/19/2017
2017-06-192017-07-19
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Hand & Wrist
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Director of the Division of Musculoskeletal Sciences

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Hershey, PA

 

Tenure or Tenure Track Faculty position

 

 

An opportunity exists for a Vice Chair for Research and Director of the Division of Musculoskeletal Sciences within the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center , The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. This is a tenure or tenure track faculty positon at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.The selected candidate will provide clinical work in hand and upper extremity. This position will provide administrative oversight of the Department’s research programs and includes a highly competitive salary and start-up funds with approximately 50% of time being dedicated to research. This is a unique opportunity to join and direct a well-established, highly interactive research group consisting of engineers, material, clinical and basic scientists focusing on musculoskeletal research.  A joint academic appointment will include a primary appointment in the College of Medicine at the Hershey, PA campus and a secondary appointment in an appropriate department at Penn State University main campus at State College, PA. This position will be employed by Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

 

The professional qualifications for this position include:

  • The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree of MD, or MD/PhD

  • Will have established an independent and extramurally funded research program in the area of musculoskeletal sciences or engineering

  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills; have experience in teaching and mentoring junior investigators, post-doctoral fellows, graduate and medical students; and have a record of strong publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • Will be an individual who can apply modern biomedical science and engineering concepts to the study of musculoskeletal sciences, outcomes and translational research. Will also lead others in developing their own research programs.

     

    As part of one of the country’s pre-eminent universities, our 551-bed tertiary medical center is the central Pennsylvania’s region’s only level I adult and pediatric trauma center and academic medical center. Also home to Penn State Children’s Hospital, we are considered a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases.   Hershey, PA, and the surrounding area offer a pleasant alternative to the pressures of urban living with a mix of well-maintained communities with quiet tree-lined streets, safe shopping districts, beautiful farmland, and state parks and game lands. It’s the best of both worlds, with cultural events and nightlife both within Hershey and driving distance to Harrisburg; Philadelphia; the Pocono Mountains; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. The area is home to two professional sports teams, an amusement park, golf courses, professional and amateur theater, symphonies, and opportunities for hunting, fishing, and mountain biking.

     

    Interested individuals should apply for this position by visiting the following website link:   http://tinyurl.com/yb6j2foz

 

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

 

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