Geisinger Health System Flex Assistant Professor in DANVILLE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Flex Assistant Professor

LOCATION: Center for Health Research




HIRING MANAGER: Lester Kirchner


Conducts and supervises original research in accordance with nationally accepted ethical

and regulatory guidelines. Provides professional, substantive and technical support in the design, implementation, analysis and dissemination of findings from research, demonstration and evaluation projects. Contributes to the programmatic goals of the research enterprise.

Directly accountable to the Department, Center or Institute Director or Chair.


Demonstrated ability to independently manage scientific aspects of research projects and to provide discipline-specific scientific expertise to research projects. Excellent analytic, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Demonstrated ability to obtain external funding for research activities.


PhD in relevant discipline or MD/DO preferred; terminal degree and clinical training with national board certification in relevant clinical specialty may be accepted.

Relevant experience and demonstrated promise of success as an independent investigator is required.

In addition, there is an expectation of 5 peer-reviewed scientific publications in which the candidate contributed a significant role.


Work is typically performed in a research environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

HENRY HOOD CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH (HHCHR), located on Geisinger Medical Center’s campus in Danville, Pa. was founded in 2003 and is a comprehensive enterprise that promotes traditional health services and clinical, epidemiologic and translational research.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit , or connect with us on Facebook at , Instagram at , LinkedIn at and Twitter at .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.