Associate or Full Professor Basser Center for BRCA

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

The Abramson Cancer Center and the Basser Center for BRCA  at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of BRCA-related cancers and complement existing strengths in genome integrity, mouse models, tumor genetics, and clinical therapeutics. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D degree.

Successful candidates are expected to have demonstrated high quality scholarship through publication in peer-reviewed journals and independent research funding. In addition, such candidates must have a strong commitment to the graduate and medical education missions of the Medical School.

The Basser Center for BRCA is seeking outstanding applicants who have achieved success in the areas broadly related to BRCA-related cancers. The faculty appointment will be in a department in the School of Medicine that is consistent with the scientific expertise of the successful candidate. Applicants must have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education, research, and (if applicable) clinical care.

The Basser Center for BRCA was established at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center in 2012 as the first comprehensive center for the research, treatment, and prevention of BRCA-related cancers. More information on the Basser Center for BRCA can be found at (

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).

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