Research Assistant Professor - Cellular Immunotherapy

Pennsylvania (US)
09 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track. Expertise is required in the specific area of T cell engineering, immunology, microfluidics and nanofabrication including humanized mouse models of T cell immunotherapy. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include leading a team of research staff including technicians, specialists, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows to support the focused efforts of the CCI in enhancing the therapeutic potential of CAR-T cells in the solid tumor environment. 

Successful candidate will be expected to engage in collaborative and independent research in cellular immunotherapy; serve as primary author and co-author for reports and manuscripts; serve as principal investigator and co-investigator on federal, state, and foundation grant efforts. It is expected that the selected candidate will be capable of securing independent funding.

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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