Research Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Perelman School of Medicine

Research Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Perelman School of Medicine

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: May 11, 2022
Deadline: May 11, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure research track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Brain Tumor Biology which may include cancer immunology, single-cell biology, tumor heterogeneity, chemical biology, mitochondrial biology, proteomics, genomics and computational biology, cancer metabolism, cancer genetics, cancer cell biology, tumor microenvironment, mechanisms of therapy resistance, metastasis, oncogenic signal transduction pathways, genome integrity, cancer epigenetics, and /or systems biology. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include a strong commitment to research-related educational efforts is encouraged. Successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence and accomplishments in research scholarship and publications and are expected to develop an independent, externally funded research program.

The mission of the Brain Tumor Center is to understand the molecular, cellular, and genetic basis of brain tumors at a fundamental level, with the near-term goal of translating new therapies to clinical application. Our Department hosts outstanding clinicians and scientists whose research programs span basic and applied aspects of brain tumor biology. The Abramson Cancer Center at Penn has expertise in oncogenic signaling, cancer genetics and epigenetics, genome integrity and DNA damage response, cancer metabolism, cancer immunology, therapy resistance, cancer cell biology, computational biology, oncogene addiction, tumor suppressor networks, tumor dormancy, and small animal imaging.

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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