Pediatric Research Assistant Professor

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Neurology with a focus on Pediatric Neurodegenerative Disease, specifically Friedreich Ataxia (FRDA). Responsibilities include developing and testing therapeutic approaches to Friedreich ataxia, immunochemical imaging, and design and conduct of in vivo preclinical research in FRDA; participation as an active member of the interdisciplinary research team; and development of an independent research program involving novel approaches including cellular ad murine models of disease. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.

The applicant should have significant experience with immunocytochemical and biochemical approaches to study of degenerative disease. Experience with electrophysiology is beneficial but not required. The applicant should also have an excellent publication record.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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