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University of Rochester Asst Professor - 201861 in Rochester, New York

Asst Professor Job ID 201861

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

The Department of Pediatrics has an opening for an Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in candidates with training and expertise in pediatric palliative care.

Qualifications:Successful candidates will have shown outstanding devotion to and care of chronically and critically ill children. Particular emphasis will be placed on the candidate’s communication skills and ability to work with children and families and large interdisciplinary teams. Some focus on clinical research and/or quality improvement initiatives is strongly recommended.

Number of months/years of experience required after obtainment of highest degree: 4 years

Special skills required: expertise in evaluation and treatment of physical symptoms in children, expertise in recognizing and treating or referring for treatment children and families experiencing emotional, social and spiritually suffering. Skills and training in communication: delivering bad news, organizing and mediating family meetings, supporting staff who care for challenging patients and their families. The candidate should be board eligible/certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Minimum Education Requirements - list level of education and field(s) acceptable:

MD degree

Pediatric or family medicine residency

Hospice and palliative medicine fellowship

How to apply:

Applicants should apply online and submit a current Curriculum Vitae, along with any other material that your division would like to review, ie., referee letters 3 or more, publications, reprints

Review of application will begin immediately; for consideration, all materials should be submitted by date June 30, 2017.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in high education. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled