Philadelphia, PAOpen Date:
May 2, 2022Description:
The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications for a TENURE-TRACK faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The Department of Biomedical Sciences consists of faculty members with diverse expertise spanning basic and translational research into the cellular, molecular and biochemical basis of health and disease. Areas of concentration include germ and stem cell biology and cancer biology. Candidates with interests in cancer biology and normal and malignant cell niches in particular, are encouraged to apply. The School is located at the heart of the University’s Philadelphia campus in a highly interactive campus-wide biomedical research environment. The Department’s faculty serve in leadership and teaching roles in multiple Biomedical Graduate Studies groups including Cell and Molecular Biology, Pharmacology and Immunology and delivers foundational veterinary medical education. Integration in the campus-wide biomedical community and access to a wide variety of core facilities provide ample opportunity to engage in collaborative cutting-edge research to advance both human and veterinary medicine.
The successful candidates will be recruited to the Department and have the opportunity to affiliate with University-wide Institutes, Centers, and Graduate programs including the Abramson Cancer Center (https://www.pennmedicine.org/cancer), the Penn Vet Cancer Center (https://www.vet.upenn.edu/research/centers-laboratories/center/penn-vet-cancer-center), the Institute for Regenerative Medicine (https://irm.med.upenn.edu), the Institute for Immunology (https://www.med.upenn.edu/ifi/) , the Cell and Molecular Biology Ph.D. program (https://www.med.upenn.edu/camb/), and others.
Details of the research interests of the department may be found at:
Applicants must have a Ph.D., MD, VMD/DVM or equivalent degree and productive postdoctoral training. The successful applicant will receive a competitive start-up package, state-of-the-art research space, and will have access to the wealth of resources and core facilities available across the campus of one the world’s leading research universities. The successful applicant will be expected to develop and lead an outstanding extramurally funded research program and contribute to the teaching mission of the Department.Application Instructions:
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references through Interfolio. Applications will be accepted until the appropriate candidates are identified and the position filled. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
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