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Position Description: The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology (ACB) at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (SDM) inivtes applications for full-time tenure track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor level.
We are seeking candidates with outstanding academic accomplishments in cellular and/or molecular biology to complement our departmental research strengths. A strong track record of extramural grant funding, as well as an interest in teaching basic sciences to dental students are required. Preference will be given to candidates who can foster new and enhance existing interdisciplinary, translational, and collaborative research, both within the ACB Department and across the SDM. Departmental interests include muscle physiology, mechanobiology, extracellular matrix synthesis in fibrosis, mechanisms of lysosomal signaling, and craniofacial development; the SDM excels in immunology, microbial pathogenesis, and oral cancers.
Applicants with a PhD or dual degree (DMD-PhD, MD-PhD, DVM-PhD) are invited to submit a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and names with contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin Jan. 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is September 2013. Applicants can apply directly at the University of Pennsylvania website or by submitting materials to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Elisabeth R. Barton, PhD
Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology
School of Dental Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
240 S. 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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