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Dec 16 2019

Faculty Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Basic and Translational Sciences

University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Description of Positions
The Department of Basic and Translational Sciences in the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking outstanding scientists for tenure-track/tenured positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. These open positions support the expansion of a new department composed of faculty with research expertise in biochemistry of lipids, membrane transport, bone, microbial pathogenesis, innate immunity and inflammation, oral cancer, and drug development/delivery. We are looking for individuals engaged in these areas as well as those with expertise in cancer, epigenetics and genomics, bioinformatics, metabolism, microbiome, or pain. The successful candidates are expected to participate in teaching dental students, mentoring, and service in addition to maintaining an active research program supported by external funding. Collaborative opportunities are available with basic science and clinical departments throughout the University of Pennsylvania.

The successful applicants will hold a PhD, DMD, and/or MD and have a demonstrated record of research excellence and funding commensurate with career stage.

Applicant Instructions
Applications should submit a letter, curriculum vitae that includes previous and current research support and teaching experience, a statement of research plan, e-prints of three representative publications and contact information for at least three references. Applications and materials should be submitted via the online posting at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to 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. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).dds

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty.

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