Tenure-track Faculty Position

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
November 03 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The Department of Pathobiology at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications for an open rank TENURE-TRACK faculty position. We seek outstanding scientists who conduct research on viruses, bacteria, or parasites and/or the immune response to infection. The Department of Pathobiology provides a stimulating environment of faculty with diverse expertise spanning basic, translational and clinical research on the cellular, molecular and biochemical basis of infectious and inflammatory diseases. The School is located at the heart of the University’s Philadelphia campus in a highly interactive campus-wide biomedical research environment. The Department’s faculty serve in leadership and teaching roles in multiple Biomedical Graduate Studies groups including Cell and Molecular Biology, Immunology, and Microbiology, and deliver foundational veterinary medical education. Integration in the campus-wide biomedical community and access to a wide variety of core facilities provide ample opportunity to engage in collaborative cutting-edge research to advance both human and veterinary medicine. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to affiliate with University-wide Institutes, Centers, and Graduate programs including the Institute for Immunology, Institute for Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases, Penn Center for Research on Coronavirus and other Emerging Diseases, the Microbiology Virology, Parasitology Graduate Program, the Immunology Graduate Group, the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group, and others (https://www.vet.upenn.edu/patho-search). Applicants must have a Ph.D., MD, VMD/DVM or equivalent degree and productive postdoctoral training. The successful applicant will receive a competitive start-up package, state-of-the-art research space, and will have access to the wealth of resources and core facilities available across the campus of one the world’s leading research universities. The successful applicant will be expected to build and lead a nationally recognized extramurally funded research program and contribute to the teaching and service missions of the Department. The Pathobiology Department values diversity and believes that the mission of research, teaching, and service excellence are strengthened by a diverse community. We are seeking highly qualified candidates with a demonstrated track record and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Applicants who are able to articulate the value of diversity in its broadest sense are especially encouraged to apply. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references here through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/97840.  Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2021 or until the appropriate candidates are identified and the position has been filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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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