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University of Pennsylvania Clinician-Educator in Aging & Alzheimer's Disease in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Department of Psychiatry 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. Expertise is required in the specific area of aging, Alzheimer’s disease and research design. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and a PA license is required.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching social work, psychology, medical students, interns, residents and fellows, in settings related to aging and behavioral health, and principles of psychology and geriatrics research and clinical research design.

Clinical responsibilities may include clinical care at Ralston House and developing a collaborative care program for integrated behavioral health in Geriatric Medicine.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing an independent clinical research program on the behavioral and psychological correlates of a biomarker-defined diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease; developing and testing interventions to support the health and wellbeing of persons diagnosed early with Alzheimer’s disease.

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 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).