Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track. Expertise is required in the specific area of non-viral and viral gene therapy approaches for neurodegenerative diseases. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include performing wet bench research, training graduate students or postdoctoral fellows, writing manuscripts, giving scholarly presentation. The successful applicant will have a proven track record of outstanding laboratory research with solid publications and past and current funding support. The investigator will be expected to establish a track record in obtaining significant research funding and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.
The candidate must be skilled in a wide variety of state-of-the-art molecular biology techniques, cell culture, proteomics, and highly experienced in RNA interference, gene editing methodologies, and the development of gene expression systems using both in vitro and in vivo models. The applicant must also have the ability to manage and curate large datasets such as those arising from next generation sequencing technologies.
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.
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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