Research Assistant Professor in Human Genetics

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Research Assistant Professor in Human Genetics

Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Oct 2, 2019
Close Date:
Oct 2, 2021

The Department of Genetics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia seek candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure research track. The Department of Genetics comprises a basic science faculty with diverse investigative interests and close affiliations with clinical departments at Penn Medicine as well as the neighboring Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Wistar Institute. The faculty appointment will be in a department in the School of Medicine that is consistent with the scientific expertise of the successful candidate. Opportunity for a faculty appointment in a second department may be available. Expertise is required in the specific area of human genetics, and may include expertise in one or more of the following: computational biology, statistical genetics, population genetics, biomedical informatics, complex genetics, clinical genetics, pharmacogenetics/genomics, functional genomics, structural variation analysis, cancer genetics, human phenomics, and genomic medicine. Applicants must have an Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing collaborative and independent research programs related to human genetics, co-supervision of postdoctoral fellows, students, and research staff, coordinating NIH-funded grant efforts with local, national, and international collaborators or independently, and active leadership in writing grants, reports, and manuscripts.

Applicants must have demonstrated substantial experience in aspects of human genetics research as detailed above, with a track record of publication and good communication skills.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 10/10/2019
Application Due: 10/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time