University of Pennsylvania — Research Assistant or Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine invites applications for Research Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pharmacology. Candidates are sought who have a strong record in research, particularly in the areas of cancer metabolism, stem cell biology related to immunology, cell-based disease modeling and therapy, and tissue regeneration and repair.

The candidate will have the opportunity to build new and existing research areas. The School of Dental Medicine is situated on a walkable campus that includes the Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and has an excellent interdisciplinary research program. The School is committed to clinical and research education of dental health professionals as leaders in the delivery of oral health.

Responsibilities include instruction and supervision of students, lab members, acting as lab safety officer and preparing IRB and IACUC protocols, designing and managing projects, and participation in the writing of grants and manuscripts. Individuals with a PhD or dual degree including DMD/DDS, MD, DVM or equivalent are invited to submit. It is expected that the successful applicant will apply for extramural funding.

For further information regarding the above position, contact:

Anh D. Le, DDS, PhD
Professor and Chair Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Penn Dental Medicine/Penn Medicine
South Pavilion, 4th Floor
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Applicants should apply online at

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.