Research Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Oral Surgery and Pharmacology

Apr 13, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Dentistry
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Description: The University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine invites applications for Research Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pharmacology. Candidates are sought who have a strong record in research, particularly in the areas of cancer metabolism, stem cell biology related to immunology, cell-based disease modeling and therapy, and tissue regeneration and repair. The candidate will have the opportunity to build new and existing research areas. The School of Dental Medicine is situated on a walkable campus that includes the Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, and the Childrena€™s Hospital of Philadelphia, and has an excellent interdisciplinary research program. The School is committed to clinical and research education of dental health professionals as leaders in the delivery of oral health. Responsibilities include instruction and supervision of students, lab members, acting as lab safety officer and preparing IRB and IACUC protocols, designing and managing projects, and participation in the writing of grants and manuscripts. Individuals with a PhD or dual degree including DMD/DDS, MD, DVM or equivalent are invited to submit. It is expected that the successful applicant will apply for extramural funding. For further information regarding the above position, contact: Anh D. Le, DDS, PhD Professor and Chair Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Penn Dental Medicine/Penn Medicine South Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19104 e-mail: Applicants should apply online at The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Affirmative Action Statement: The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of 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 status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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