Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Physiology and the Cardiovascular Institute

Employer
University of Pennsylvania
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
September 24 2019
Ref
W-019296
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Physiology and the Cardiovascular Institute

The Department of Physiology and the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for a faculty position in the tenure track at the Associate Professor rank. Applicants must have a PhD. and/or M.D. Teaching responsibilities include graduate and medical student instruction and training graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Research responsibilities include developing a successful extramurally-supported research program. We seek investigators with research programs in molecular, cellular, or organismal physiology relevant to the cardiovascular system. Areas of interest include mitochondrial biology, cardiovascular metabolism, mechanotransduction, calcium signaling, and regenerative biology; research excellence will be weighed more strongly than specific research interests.  Investigators with established research programs grounded in fundamental mechanistic investigation that are positioned to move into early stage translation are encouraged to apply. The Penn CVI provides an outstanding environment for conducting disease-oriented research emphasizing heart failure, vascular disease, and genetic/epigenetic origins of cardiovascular disease.  The combined research environments of the Department of Physiology and CVI are bolstered by extensive shared resources, including Super-Resolution Imaging, Muscle Physiology and Mechanics, Small Animal Cardiovascular Phenotyping, and Metabolomics cores.

Applicants are expected to have funding and an internationally recognized reputation of innovative research excellence and productivity, including high impact publications. Apply online: apply.interfolio.com/68053/

The Perelman School of Medicine, one of the top ranked medical schools in the country for NIH funding, is a highly collaborative environment with state-of-the-art core facilities (https://www.med.upenn.edu/cores/), including the Beckman Center for  Cryo-electron Microscopy. There are opportunities for appointments in numerous thematic institutes and centers (https://www.med.upenn.edu/psom/centers.html/), including the Cardiovascular Institute, Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences, Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, and Abramson Cancer Center. The School of Medicine is integrated within the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, a world-class institution with an easily walkable campus located near central Philadelphia. 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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