University of Pennsylvania — Trauma Researcher

The Department of Surgery 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 basic/translational research related to trauma and critical illness. Responsibilities include planning, developing, coordinating and evaluating all aspects of the Penn Acute Research Collaboration (PARC) laboratory while maintaining close working relationships and open communications with physician-researchers, hospital administration and medical staff. In large part, this will include a collaborative interaction with physician-researchers in order to design bench experimental models to test hypotheses related to translational acute injury care. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree.

We invite applications from accomplished interdisciplinary scientists with basic/translation research interests related to trauma and critical illness. The successful applicant should have postdoctoral training in a related field, an academic record of peer-reviewed publications in which they are a primary author or co-author, and evidence of participation in relevant academic or professional meetings. Additionally, this position requires a thorough knowledge of and responsibility for complex laboratory operations. The position offers compatible salary, support for the development of an independent career, excellent core facilities, and a highly collaborative group of surgeons and scientists.

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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