The Department of Pharmacology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Associate or Full Professor positions in the tenure track. Applicants must have an Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree.
Teaching responsibilities may include teaching students in the School of Medicine medical and/or graduate programs.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include directing a research laboratory in the stated scientific area (e.g. circadian and sleep biology), performing high impact and national recognized scientific research. These efforts will include publishing and presenting research findings at national and international meetings, seeking and successfully obtaining external research funding (i.e. NIH grants) and training graduate students and post doctoral fellows in the laboratory. The candidate is expected to establish a vibrant, impactful and collaborative research program.
The individual is expected to exhibit a high degree of scholarship indicated by high impact publications and presentation of research findings at peer academic institutions as well as national and international scientific meetings. Qualified individuals will exhibit creativity in the application of cutting-edge techniques and approaches to advance their scientific progress.
The position includes a competitive salary, high-quality laboratory space and start-up funding. It is expected that the candidates chosen will have a reputation for established independent, extramurally funded research and scholarship.
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.
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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