Assistant Professor - Computation Genomics and Medicine

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
09 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
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 Computational Genomics and Medicine, and will creatively develop and harness computational and big data approaches to drive biological discoveries and medical innovations. Computational biologists who incorporate wet lab research programs are also welcome to apply. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D or equivalent degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching and mentoring of graduate and medical students is an integral component of this position.

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

The position is affiliated with the newly founded Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). CCGM is housed in the state-of-the-art Colket Translational Research Building. A generous recruitment package and lab space will be provided, together with excellent institutional and core research resources. The recruitment is part of a campus-wide initiative to promote innovative computational strategies for advancing human health and therapy development.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and 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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