Penn State Health Chair - Otolaryngology in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied

Recruiter: Please contact Ashley Nippert at for additional information

Penn State Hershey College of Medicine and Penn State Medical Group is seeking applications for a founding Chair for a new Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. The founding Chair will be responsible for establishing a department dedicated to excellence in Penn State's missions of clinical care, education, and research.

The Chair will strive to strengthen the academic mission and clinical excellence of the Department by recruiting, retaining and developing clinical, research and education-oriented faculty and staff. The Chair must focus on developing diversity and inclusion among faculty, staff, and trainees in the new department.


MD or equivalent degree or MD/PhD from an accredited institution

American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery certification

Eligibility for permanent, unrestricted licensure in Pennsylvania

Experience in academic and clinical strategic planning, development, and resource management

The candidate must qualify for an academic appointment at the Professor level at Penn State College of Medicine

For additional information, please contact:

Jeffrey Miller, M.D., MBA, Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology

c/o Ashley Nippert, Physician Recruiter

About Penn State Health:

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,000 people system-wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center , Penn State Children's Hospital , and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 100 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital , Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute . In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine , the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $90 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.

Located in Hershey, PA we offer a great place to live, work, play and learn. The Hershey community has excellent schools and a safe friendly environment. We are conveniently located within a short train ride to major cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, NYC and Washington, DC.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non bargained