Assistant Professor of Physiology

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Assistant Professor of Physiology

Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Sep 6, 2019
Close Date:
Sep 6, 2021

The Department of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D.

Teaching responsibilities may include graduate and medical student instruction and training graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing a successful extramurally-supported research program.

We seek investigators with evidence of scholarship and publications and demonstrated excellence in research with programs grounded in fundamental mechanistic investigation that leverage molecular, biophysical, structural or cell-biological insights to inform physiological functions, particularly in novel, undeveloped, or interdisciplinary areas. Researchers who develop and use advanced biophysical, chemical-biological, cell-biological, computational or physiological techniques are encouraged to apply.

The Perelman School of Medicine, one of the top ranked medical schools in the country for NIH funding, is a highly collaborative environment with state-of-the-art core facilities (, including the Beckman Center for Cryo-electron Microscopy. There are opportunities for appointments in numerous thematic institutes and centers (, including the Cardiovascular Institute, Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences, Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, and Abramson Cancer Center. The School of Medicine is integrated within the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, a world-class institution with an easily walkable campus located near central Philadelphia.

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.




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Posted: 9/7/2019
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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