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University of Pennsylvania
  • Position Number: 2945243
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Psychology

Assistant Professor - Research Track - Translational Neuroscience

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Mar 17, 2022
Deadline: Mar 17, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track. Expertise is required in the specific area of neurogenetics, with experience in neural single nuclei transcriptomics of postmortem brain samples from humans, rodents, and non-human primates. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess knowledge in the theory and application of bioinformatic and statistical genetic analyses of these data. Furthermore, the ideal candidate would have experience in applying these approaches in collaborative efforts to examine diseases and disorders relevant to the Department of Psychiatry. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include the development of a productive extramurally funded research program in neurogenetics, defined by the obtainment of extramural research funding of adequate depth to support the candidates lab group and publications in high impact journals. Ideally, this program would include extensive collaboration with the other faculty in the department.

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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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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