The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in the tenure track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of systems biology emphasizing the central nervous system. Responsibilities include developing and carrying out an independent research program that is synergistic with the scientific missions of Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center, and participating in graduate and medical school education.
Applicants must have an Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. The successful candidate should interface with the strong ongoing programs in the genetics and pathobiology of neurodegenerative diseases.
We seek candidates who will develop cutting edge research that develops computational models, methodologies and/or experimental approaches to address biological and biomedical problems related to the brain with the eventual goal of developing therapeutic interventions for major neurodegenerative diseases. Potential research focus includes but is not limited to modeling cellular and molecular interactions and pathways, use of model organisms for generating human disease oriented leads, analysis of large genomic and phenotype data sets, and personalized medicine for central nervous system disorders. Experience in systems biology and human genetics is desirable. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (http://pathology.med.upenn.edu/), the Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center (http://www.med.upenn.edu/pngc/), and the University of Pennsylvania (http://www.upenn.edu/) include faculty with diverse investigative interests with ample opportunities for collaborations.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a research statement. Review of applications will begin on immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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.
About Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
The Perelman School of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and future leaders of academic medicine. With a top five ranking from US News and World Report, the nation's oldest medical school is indeed one of its best.
Penn emphasizes intellectual achievement and compassion in our three missions of patient care, e...ducation, and research. Our students are among the finest in the nation. They are matched in quality by the high level of instruction and research that we offer. Penn ranks second in the country in research and training grants awarded to medical schools by the National Institutes of Health. Our research strengths encompass all basic science and clinical disciplines and contribute to a rich and vibrant intellectual environment that generates wide-ranging innovation and advancement in medical care.