Research Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases Division

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
15 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Feb 2021
Ref
73772
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure research track. Expertise is required in the specific area of nucleoside-modified mRNA, lipid nanoparticles (LNPs), and the targeting of LNPs to specific cell types and tissues. Candidates will have a minimum of 7 years' experience working with nucleic acid delivery. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include the use of basic research techniques to define genetic correlates of mRNA delivery. The candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with current research faculty. Candidates should have evidence of productivity in scientific journals. Selected candidates will be expected to present research findings at peer academic institutions as well as national and international scientific meetings. Qualified individuals will exhibit creativity in the application of cutting-edge techniques and approaches to advance their scientific progress.

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
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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