Assistant Professor of Physiology

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
Tuesday, 8 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 6 September 2021
Ref
67956
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
The Department of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D.

Teaching responsibilities may include graduate and medical student instruction and training graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing a successful extramurally-supported research program.

We seek investigators with evidence of scholarship and publications and demonstrated excellence in research with programs grounded in fundamental mechanistic investigation that leverage molecular, biophysical, structural or cell-biological insights to inform physiological functions, particularly in novel, undeveloped, or interdisciplinary areas. Researchers who develop and use advanced biophysical, chemical-biological, cell-biological, computational or physiological techniques are encouraged to apply.

The Perelman School of Medicine, one of the top ranked medical schools in the country for NIH funding, is a highly collaborative environment with state-of-the-art core facilities (https://www.med.upenn.edu/cores/), including the Beckman Center for Cryo-electron Microscopy. There are opportunities for appointments in numerous thematic institutes and centers (https://www.med.upenn.edu/psom/centers.html/), including the Cardiovascular Institute, Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences, Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, and Abramson Cancer Center. The School of Medicine is integrated within the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, a world-class institution with an easily walkable campus located near central Philadelphia.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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