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Department of Physiology Faculty Positions

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Nov 20, 2022

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Department of Physiology Faculty Positions


The Department of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks highly qualified candidates for faculty positions in the tenure track at the Assistant Professor rank. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent degree. Teaching responsibilities may 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 demonstrated excellence in research grounded in fundamental mechanistic investigation that leverages molecular, biophysical, structural and cell-biological insights to inform physiological functions, particularly those emphasizing emerging areas, novel technologies, and interdisciplinary research.

Applicants in the early stage of career development are encouraged to apply. Please apply no later than November 30, 2022.

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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 (, There are opportunities for appointments in numerous thematic institutes and centers (, 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.



The University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.

At Penn academic excellence, as well as compassion for the patients we are privileged to serve, are stressed. Skillful compassion is truly a hallmark of the Penn learning experience. The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania consistently ranks among the top five in US News and World Report’s rankings of research-oriented medical schools.

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