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Faculty Positions - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Pennsylvania State University
hershey, pensylvania
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Aug 2, 2021

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Faculty Positions - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology in the Penn State University College of Medicine invites applications from outstanding Ph.D. and/or M.D. scientists for two Tenured or Tenure-Track positions, each to be filled at the rank of either Assistant, Associate or full Professor. The Department has undergone a major expansion within the thriving research environment of the College of Medicine and the renowned Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

The Department has broad strengths in cellular and molecular approaches toward basic and translational research. The search welcomes applicants with strong records of research accomplishment in any areas of biomedical research that may complement and/or expand the research interests of the Department. Although all candidates will have independent research programs, we will also consider candidates for the two positions who have existing or future collaborative interactions and may be involved in team research.

The Department has a range of strengths including: cellular signaling and metabolism; structure / function of ion channels, membrane proteins, and contractile proteins; mitochondrial / lysosomal function; cardiac and microvascular regulation, diabetes, mechanisms of muscle wasting; cancer biology. The Department enjoys strong interactions with the Penn State Cancer Institute, the Heart and Vascular Institute, the Institute for Personalized Medicine, the NIH-supported Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and the outstanding Core Facilities and Research Resources within the Penn State College of Medicine, including the new Cryo-EM Center.

The positions provide competitive start-up packages, extensive and newly renovated laboratory space, and a strong and supportive research environment. Additionally, excellent benefits and a safe, friendly and inclusive work environment make the Penn State College of Medicine and the Hershey area an outstanding location to live and work. The Hershey Medical Center is a strong community of health professionals, situated in Hershey PA, with great schools, excellent housing and close proximity to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington DC.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a brief 3-4 page statement of research plans within a single pdf document. Further information about the Department, research interests of faculty, and the successful and appealing Hershey research environment is provided at the Department website: The Department is particularly interested in attracting candidates who will further and foster the College of Medicine's commitment to equity, inclusion and belonging.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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