Research Associate in Dermatology

Pennsylvania (US)
03 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Research Associate positions in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). Expertise is required in the specific area of clinical epidemiology and biostatistics.

Responsibilities may include planning and executing clinical epidemiology studies of chronic skin diseases with a focus on sarcoidosis, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and skin cancer; writing grants, presenting the results of studies at laboratory meetings, departmental seminars, and national and international meetings; aiding in the preparation of scientific papers; supervising junior lab members including students.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in clinical epidemiology, biostatistics, or related field. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to develop the skills in analytical epidemiology.

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
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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).