Research Assistant Professor in Computational Genomics and Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Job Location
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Salary to be commensurate with experience.
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 Professor position in the non-tenure research track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of computational genomics with a focus on Alzheimer’s disease genetics and biomarker discovery.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.

We seek candidates with strong training and research experience in bioinformatics of Alzheimer’s disease, analysis of next generation sequencing experimental data, and/or integration of transcriptomic and proteomic data. The successful candidate should interface with the strong ongoing programs in the genetics and pathobiology of neurodegenerative diseases.

The candidate is expected to collaborate with Alzheimer’s disease genetics researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine and lead a team of programmers and bioinformaticians to support data analysis operations, IT infrastructure maintenance, and database/software development. 

Track record in obtaining research funding is optional but preferred. 

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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