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May 20 2021

Faculty Ph.D. Scientist / Independent Investigator in the Department of Neurosurgery

University of Pennsylvania –  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Ph.D. Scientist/Independent Investigator in the Department of Neurosurgery
Perelman School of Medicine – Neurosurgery

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Apr 25, 2021
Deadline: Apr 25, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of translational brain tumor research and sufficient leadership experience to help lead one of the premier Brain Tumor Centers in the country. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include education of undergraduate, graduate and medical students in addition to residents.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include basic/translational brain tumor research. Applicants’ current research interests may include traditional wet lab or in silico/bioinformatic research. Ideal candidates are expected to generate high-level research leading to peer-reviewed publications in leading journals, and robust independent funding from the National Institutes of Health and other funding agencies. The ideal candidate should have a current record of independent funding, a strong history of mentorship, and the capacity to work collaboratively with clinicians to generate novel clinical trial concepts.

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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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).


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