Assistant Professor, Research Track, Human Genetics

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Assistant Professor, Research Track, Human Genetics

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Dec 14, 2021
Deadline: Dec 14, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Genetics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia seek candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure research track. The Department of Genetics comprises a basic science faculty with diverse investigative interests and close affiliations with clinical departments at Penn Medicine as well as the neighboring Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Wistar Institute. Expertise is required in the specific area of human genetics, and may include expertise in one or more of the following: computational biology, statistical genetics, population genetics, biomedical informatics, complex genetics, clinical genetics, pharmacogenetics/genomics, functional genomics, structural variation analysis, cancer genetics, human phenomics, and genomic medicine. Applicants must have an Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing collaborative and independent research programs related to human genetics, co-supervision of postdoctoral fellows, students, and research staff, coordinating NIH-funded grant efforts with local, national, and international collaborators or independently, and active leadership in writing grants, reports, and manuscripts.

Applicants must have demonstrated substantial experience in aspects of human genetics research as detailed above, with a track record of publication and good communication skills.

The faculty appointment will be in a department in the School of Medicine that is consistent with the scientific expertise of the successful candidate. Opportunity for a faculty appointment in a second department may be available.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/100285

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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