University of Pennsylvania — Faculty Positions in the Department of Physiology

The Department of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks highly qualified candidates for faculty positions in the tenure track at the Assistant, Associate, and full Professor ranks. Responsibilities include establishing and conducting an independent research program, plus teaching, supervising, and mentoring students. These positions require an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, plus demonstrated excellence in research. Candidates with experience in molecular, cellular, or organismal physiology will be considered. Investigators with research programs that leverage molecular and cellular insights to inform physiological, cell biological and pathophysiological functions are strongly encouraged to apply. We also seek researchers who develop and use novel and state-of-the-art biophysical, cell biological and physiological techniques. Research areas of interest include membrane protein structural biology, membrane transport physiology, signal transduction, organelle biology, molecular bases of disease, and metabolism. Other areas will also be considered, with the novelty, importance and potential impact of the research emphasized. 

Assistant Professor
Applicants in the early stage of career development are encouraged to apply. 

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Associate or full Professor
Applicants are expected to have funding and an internationally recognized reputation of innovative research excellence and productivity. 

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The Perelman School of Medicine, one of the top ranked medical schools in the country for NIH funding, is a highly collaborative environment with extensive core facilities. It is located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, a world-class institution with an easily walkable campus located near central Philadelphia. 

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 V eterans are encouraged to apply.