University of Pennsylvania — Tenure-Track Associate Professor, Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate Professor position in the tenure track. The successful applicant will be accomplished in the area of Neurosurgery. Expertise in the specific area of Translational Neural Engineering, Neurotrauma and Regenerative Medicine is required. Responsibilities include building and overseeing an extramurally-funded research program spanning the disciplines of Neural Engineering, Neurotrauma and Regenerative Medicine. This program should encompass innovative technology development and traditional hypothesis-driven research, including the advancement of cell/tissue-based therapies such as pre-formed anatomically-inspired neural constructs, micro-tissue engineering to restore brain circuitry, neuromodulation using biological constructs, and “biohybrid” neuroprosthetic interfaces. The successful candidate should have expertise in relevant small animal as well as clinically-relevant large animal models of neurotrauma and neurodegenerative disease. The successful candidate will also have an established track record of mentoring and teaching students through the creation of an intellectually robust, diverse, and multi-disciplinary training and educational environment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research.

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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