Department of Physiology Faculty Positions

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Website University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

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 and Associate Professor ranks. 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.

Assistant Professor

Applicants in the early stage of career development are encouraged to apply.

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Associate Professor

Applicants are expected to have funding and an internationally recognized reputation of innovative research excellence and productivity, including high impact publications.

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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.

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