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University of Pennsylvania PENN MEDICINE CLINICIAN in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-31522


School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org PA-Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Posted to the Web 04/03/2019

Posted Job/Salary Grade MED

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8-5pm

Months 12

Position Length Contingent Upon Funding

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a Molecular Pathologist to be appointed in the Division of Precision and Computational Diagnostics in the non-tenure Penn Medicine Clinician position in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance (limited to three (3) years). The ideal candidate will be expected to have precision diagnostics training with aptitude in molecular pathology and next generation sequencing-based testing including, variant interpretation, reporting and validation in NGS-based assays. Sign-out capabilities encompassing a variety of testing platforms assessing oncology, constitutional, and infectious disease scenarios would be inclusive activities in this position. The individual will function as a junior attending, sign out on rotations with and without trainees. This individual will be primarily involved in providing clinical service, and adjunctive functions including staffing the multi-disciplinary tumor boards.


The ideal candidate must have an M.D equivalent degree and completed training with Board Certification in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology, and completed training in Molecular Genetic Pathology, with eligibility or certification by the American Board of Pathology.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of 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.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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