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The Penn State Health Childrens Hospital has an opportunity for a Pediatric Epileptologist in our Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology to join our group under the leadership of Leslie Walker-Harding, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics and William Trescher, M.D., Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology.

What were seeking:
BC/BE in Pediatric Neurology.
BC/BE in Epilepsy and/or Clinical Neurophysiology.
Completed fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy.
Experience with all aspects of epilepsy in children, including management of children with intractable epilepsy and evaluation of children for epilepsy surgery.
Developing or established record of scholarship.

What were offering:
Leadership position in Pediatric Epilepsy
Non-tenure or tenure track appointments at the assistant/associate/professor level, dependent on qualifications.
Primary appointment in Pediatrics with a joint appointment in Neurology.
High quality academic and clinical program.
Opportunity to participate in resident and medical student education
The Penn State Health Childrens Hospital is the sole tertiary care pediatric center in South Central Pennsylvania, serving a pediatric population of approximately 1 million children.
Excellent Junior Faculty Development Program.
Competitive salary and attractive benefits package.
The Division of Pediatric Neurology consists of 7 pediatric neurologists, a Pediatrician, a Nurse Practitioner, and a Dietician experienced in the management of the ketogenic and related diets for epilepsy.
The Department of Pediatrics has 175 faculty members across all specialties of Pediatrics.
The Department of Neurology has 28 neurologists, 5 basic scientists and 2 neuropsychologists.
The Department of Neurosurgery includes 3 pediatric neurosurgeons and an adult and pediatric epilepsy surgeon fellowship trained at the Cleveland Clinic.
The new freestanding Childrens Hospital, completed in 2013 has 125 beds, including 42 beds in the neonatal intensive care unit. A major expansion project is underway.
The hospitals are the major teaching facilities for the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, located in Hershey, PA.

Area Highlights Include:
Hershey is a suburban community of 20,000 in a metropolitan area of 400,000 in one of the fastest growing regions in the state. Penn State Childrens Hospital at the Hershey Medical Center is approximately twelve miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and is the largest employer in the Commonwealth.
Interested candidates, please send CV and cover letter to Patty Shipton, FASPR, at pshipton@pennstatehealth.psu.edu. Applications received until position is filled.

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. EOE-AA-M/F/D/V. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the positions responsibilities.
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional trauma center. As Central Pennsylvanias only academic medical center and home to Penn State Hershey Childrens Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine, we are looked to as a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. We have earned ANCC Magnet Recognition, which confirms our commitment to provide a professional environment that supports staff development and quality patient care.