Assistant Professor - Immunometabolism and Tumor Immunity

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
02 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2021
Ref
64396
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Immunometabolism and Tumor Immunity.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching and mentoring of graduate and medical students is an integral component of this position as well as sufficient postdoctoral or fellowship experience to demonstrate accomplishments, independence and outstanding promise.

Clinical responsibilities may include understanding how metabolic pathway choice affects lymphocyte differentiation into specific effector subsets, and how the immune system is affected by the altered metabolic landscape of the tumor microenvironment in which the nutrient/metabolite pools and environmental conditions (such as hypoxia and acidosis) have been dramatically altered by the metabolic state of the tumor.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include establishing and maintaining an independent, extramurally funded research program.

Applicants must have an M.D and/or Ph.D or equivalent degree.

The position is affiliated with the Division of Transplant Immunology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), immediately adjacent to Penn.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. 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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