Assistant/Associate Professor -- Computational & Systems Biology (Tenure Track)

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Job Location
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Job Description

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in the tenure track. 

The successful candidate will have experience in the field of Computational & Systems Biology with a focus on central nervous system. We seek candidates who will develop cutting edge research that develops computational models, methodologies and/or experimental approaches to address biological and biomedical problems related to the brain with the eventual goal of developing therapeutic interventions for major neurodegenerative diseases. Potential research focus includes but is not limited to modeling cellular and molecular interactions and pathways, use of model organisms for generating human disease oriented leads, analysis of large genomic and phenotype data sets, and personalized medicine for central nervous system disorders.

Responsibilities include developing and carrying out an independent research program that is synergistic with the scientific missions of Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center, and participating in graduate and medical school education.


Applicants must have an Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Computational & Systems Biology with a focus on central nervous system and should interface with the strong ongoing programs in the genetics and pathobiology of neurodegenerative diseases. Experience in systems biology and human genetics is desirable. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania include faculty with diverse investigative interests with ample opportunities for collaborations.

How to Apply

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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About Our Organization

The Perelman School of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and future leaders of academic medicine. With a top five ranking from US News and World Report, the nation's oldest medical school is indeed one of its best.

Penn emphasizes intellectual achievement and compassion in our three missions of patient care, education, and research. Our students are among the finest in the nation. They are matched in quality by the high level of instruction and research that we offer. Penn ranks second in the country in research and training grants awarded to medical schools by the National Institutes of Health. Our research strengths encompass all basic science and clinical disciplines and contribute to a rich and vibrant intellectual environment that generates wide-ranging innovation and advancement in medical care.

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