Assistant Professor in Weight and Eating Disorders

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

United States


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 weight management, bariatric surgery, and eating disorders. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include didactics for interns and practicum students, individual supervision of trainees, and in vivo supervision of students in bariatric surgery psychological assessments. Seminars for medical students and residents on eating disorders may also be required.

Clinical responsibilities may include providing evidence-based therapy for weight issues and disordered eating and bariatric surgery psychological evaluations. Psychosocial assessment batteries and weight management interventions for clinical research trials may also be included.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include securing grant funding for independent or collaborative research projects and publishing research-based manuscripts.

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.

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