Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Sep 23, 2022
Deadline: Oct 22, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
The Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of genetics and biology with a focus on cancer etiology and/or cancer genomics, inflammation, and the development of novel therapeutic approaches towards treatment of aerodigestive cancers. Particular areas of interest include genetics, tumor immunology or virology, bioinformatics and/or translational therapeutics. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree.
Teaching responsibilities may include training of graduate students and post-doctoral investigators.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include building an independent research program in basic and/or translational studies in head and neck cancer. Scholarship should include peer-reviewed publications and presentations of work at scientific meetings and other venues. Candidate will be expected to develop interactions with investigators not only in the department, but within the greater cancer research environment at the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine. In particular, the candidate should have the vision and ability to effectively interact with clinicians to establish and foster translational research programs within their research discipline. Candidates with a keen interest in building interdisciplinary programs through interactions across the basic and clinical departments within the Perelman School of Medicine, as well as other Health related schools at the University of Pennsylvania, are encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate should have completed advanced postdoctoral training or be an early career investigator with an exceptional record of research achievement demonstrating a trajectory for success in academic medicine. Key selection criteria will be in research excellence and originality of science.
The Departments of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery and Cancer Biology are among the leading departments in the nation, and home to basic and translational scientists who conduct world-class research in broad areas of cancer, virology and microbiome. The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania provides intellectually vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary environment, with a wealth of cutting-edge research resources. The successful applicant will have a secondary appointment in the Department of Cancer Biology.
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.
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/97665
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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