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Feb 28 2019

Faculty Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences

University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Department of Biomedical Sciences within the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the Research track (non-tenure Research Assistant Professor).  The successful applicant will have experience running an independent research project with a focus on applying functional genetic and genomic technologies (e.g., single cell RNA-sequencing, ATAC-seq, Cre-Lox gene ablation) in mouse models of cancer and tissue regeneration.  Strong preference is given to applicants who have successfully competed for extramural funding (e.g., NIH), as the successful applicant will be required to run an extramurally-funded research program in conjunction with an established standing faculty member.  Candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degrees and have an establish record of publishing peer-reviewed research manuscripts in internationally-recognized journals.  There is also the opportunity to participate in Veterinary and Graduate educational programs.

The Department of Biomedical Science is comprised of a diverse faculty utilizing molecular, biochemical, and genetic approaches to study tumorigenesis, tumor microenvironment, and stem cells & regenerative biology.  The Department maintains close affiliations and collaborations with departments across University including the Perelman School of Medicine as well as the neighboring Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Wistar Institute.

  1. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities / Women / Individuals with disabilities / Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
  2. The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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