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Penn State Health Vice Chair Research, Emergency Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location : PA- Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Varied

Status : Exempt

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center seeks a Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Emergency Medicine. This open rank Tenure position will provide leadership and oversight to research operations in the Department and maintain a highly productive research operation with a national and international interest. The successful candidate must demonstrate an exceptional research record and possess proven research leadership to mentor junior faculty members in their development of research projects and directions and cultivate a successful research portfolio. Track record of extra mural funding and obtaining grants a must. This position will work closely with the Department Chair, provide oversight to external funding to maintain the research efforts for the Department. Interdisciplinary collaboration experience, administrative and interpersonal skills to work with a diverse organization across multiple disciplines required. Qualified applicants must demonstrate a vision for leading Research in Emergency Medicine.

As one of Pennsylvania's busiest Emergency Departments with over 75,000 patients annually, Hershey Medical Center is a Magnet healthcare organization and the only Level 1 Adult and Level 1 Trauma Center in PA with state of the art resuscitation bays, incorporated Pediatric Emergency Department and Observation Unit along with our Life Lion Flight Critical Care and Ground EMS Division.

Attractive start-up package and comprehensive benefit package includes Sign-on Bonus, excellent health insurance, education assistance for employee and dependents, retirement options, on-campus fitness center, day care, credit union, and so much more!

For more information please contact: Heather Peffley at


  • Medical degree - M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent
  • Completion of an accredited Emergency Medicine Residency program
  • Licensed for the practice of medicine in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Board certified by ABEMor ABOEM

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its

workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.