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Assistant Professor Clinician Educator - Cognitive Neurology

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 20, 2024

Job Details

The Department of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Clinical expertise is required in the specific area of diagnosis and management of adult cognitive conditions with emphasis on Alzheimer’s Disease, and Fellowship trained in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Board Certified in Neurology.


Teaching responsibilities may include staffing patients in the neurology resident clinic every other month; working with Cognitive Neurology Fellows or residents on electives; lectures for medical students, neurology residents, and cognitive neurology fellows; and mentoring residents and fellows.


Clinical responsibilities may include seeing general cognitive neurology patients with a focus on Alzheimer’s Disease in collaboration with an advanced practice provider and social worker at Pennsylvania Hospital, and participating in clinical research trials and studies in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias.


Research or scholarship responsibilities may include collaborative or independent research involving novel studies of neuroimaging, markers of neurodegenerative disease. Will also be expected to develop an independent research program supported by federal and foundation grants funding.


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We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 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).



The Perelman School of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and future leaders of academic medicine. With a top five ranking from US News and World Report, the nation's oldest medical school is indeed one of its best. Our students are among the finest in the nation. They are matched in quality by the high level of instruction and research that we offer. Penn ranks among the top AMCs in the country in research and training grants awarded to medical schools by the National Institutes of Health and is a leader in the commercialization of discovery. Our research strengths encompass all basic science, clinical, and population science disciplines, contributing to a rich and vibrant intellectual environment that generates wide-ranging innovation and advancement in patient-centric care.

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