Job Overview


Vacancy ID: 808645 Include on all documents

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan 



Major Duties:

The Philadelphia VA Medical Center and The Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine jointly seek candidates for an Assistant, Associate, and/or Full Professor position in the non-tenure academic-clinician or Clinician Educator track to be Section Chief of Gastroenterology at the Philadelphia Veterans Hospital.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have demonstrated truly excellent qualifications in Education and Clinical Care and be supportive of research.  Board Certification/Board Eligibility in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology is required.  Proficiency and experience performing diagnostic and therapeutic upper endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures is required.  Experience in liver, gallbladder, and pancreatic disorders is also required.  Individuals with administrative experience directing and managing GI endoscopy labs would be highly preferred.

Candidates must have an MD or DO degree and an unrestricted medical license. Successful candidates must be proficient in spoken and written English. The Philadelphia VA Medical Center offers a teaching-oriented, academic environment with a well-integrated health care system (Penn Medicine). 

This is a full-time opportunity at the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center with an academic appointment at the University of Pennsylvania in the section of Gastroenterology.  The successful candidate will serve dual appointments at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania.    Applicants must be US citizens; however, non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Travel Required

  • Not Required