Assistant Professor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
The Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, and the Department of Cancer Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the tenure track. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.
The faculty appointment will be in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology or Cancer Biology, or an appropriate department in the Perelman School of Medicine.
Institute for Regenerative Medicine investigators span the Schools of Medicine, Engineering, Veterinary Medicine, Dental Medicine, Arts & Sciences, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. We engage in inter-disciplinary research with the goals of understanding normal developmental and regenerative processes, modeling and studying human diseases, and developing diagnostics and medicines including cell and tissue therapeutics. More information about the IRM and its investigators can be found at http://irm.med.upenn.edu/.
The successful applicant will have experience in the fields of stem cell biology, neurogenesis, cancer, reprogramming, tissue engineering, and/or regenerative biology and medicine.
Applicants should have demonstrated outstanding success in research. We expect that successful candidates will apply innovative approaches to address fundamental questions in any area of relevance to the Institute. Research can be conducted in model organisms, human cells or organotypic cultures, or other cell systems.
Successful candidates are expected to develop extramurally funded research programs and be committed to the graduate education and outreach missions of the Institute.
First consideration will be given to applications received by October 31, 2017, but applications will be accepted after this date. Dr. Ken Zaret, Director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine is the Chair of the Search Committee.
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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