Chair, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Location: Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine – Hershey, PA

The 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.

Penn State Health is multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across Central Pennsylvania. The system includes Penn State St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, PA, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned with Select Medical), based in Hershey, PA, as well as more than 1300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations.

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.


  • 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.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:

Jeffrey Miller, M.D., MBA, Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology
c/o Ashley Nippert, Physician Recruiter |

Penn State Health is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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