Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology

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University of Pennsylvania
Location
Philadelphia, PA

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Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Oct 15, 2021
Close Date:
Oct 15, 2023
Description:

The Department of Cancer Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the tenure track. Expertise is required in a specific area of Cancer Biology which may include cancer immunology, single-cell biology, tumor heterogeneity, chemical biology, mitochondrial biology, proteomics, genomics and computational biology, cancer metabolism, cancer genetics, cancer cell biology, tumor microenvironment, mechanisms of therapy resistance, metastasis, oncogenic signal transduction pathways, genome integrity, cancer epigenetics, and /or systems biology. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include focused classroom teaching in an existing area of expertise and mentoring research trainees, graduate and undergraduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include a strong commitment to research-related educational efforts is encouraged. Successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence and accomplishments in research scholarship and publications and are expected to develop an independent, externally funded research program.

The mission of the Department of Cancer Biology is to understand the molecular, cellular, and genetic basis of cancer at its most fundamental level, with the ultimate goal of reducing the burden of this disease. Our Department hosts 14 tenure-track faculty members and 5 affiliated faculty members whose cutting-edge research programs span oncogenic signaling, cancer genetics and epigenetics, genome integrity and DNA damage response, cancer metabolism, cancer immunology, therapy resistance, cancer cell biology, computational biology, oncogene addiction, tumor suppressor networks, tumor dormancy, and small animal imaging.

We seek highly qualified candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense with a demonstrated track record in, or commitment to, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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(215) 898-7372
Location
3451 Walnut Street
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19104
United States

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