Research Director of Fetal/Neonatal Neurology at CHOP (Associate/Full Professor)

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • May 29, 2024
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Research Director of Fetal/Neonatal Neurology at CHOP (Associate/Full Professor)

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Aug 09, 2023
Deadline: Aug 09, 2025 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Associate Professor or Full Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D/Ph.D degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include supervision of medical students, residents, advanced practice providers, and fellows, as part of the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and in partnership with the educational mission of the Departments of Pediatrics at CHOP and Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Clinical responsibilities may include in-patient NICU neurology consultations in our NICUs at CHOP and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Ambulatory fetal consults, and neonatal neurology follow-up clinics will also be core clinical responsibilities.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include nationally and potentially internationally-recognized scholarship. Research could include wet-bench science, or clinically-translational effort such as neuroimaging, epidemiology, clinical outcomes or other areas of relevant effort.

Program Highlights:

Join a team of 72 Child Neurology attending physicians and scientists.

Our ACGME-accredited 5-year child neurology residency program matches 7 residents per year.

Our Neuroscience Center integrates world-renowned specialists in Child Neurology and Neurosurgery to provide precise diagnoses, individualized clinical care, and cutting-edge surgical treatments to achieve groundbreaking discoveries.

The CHOP Philadelphia Campus is also home to large neonatal, pediatric, and cardiac intensive care units, along with extensive ED and Ward neurology consultation

Our vision is to create a nationally recognized Fetal & Neonatal Neurology Translational Research program fostered as a Center for Fetal and Neonatal Neuroscience. To achieve this vision, we aim to recruit transformative leader (s) who can build a robust NIH-funded research team, lead innovative translational research, and partner to create a formal clinical program. This leader will galvanize the internal development of programs focused on placental, maternal-fetal, and newborn basic and translational science, and in fetal placenta and neonatal imaging.

For more information, contact Deanna Alice at

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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