University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor of Physiology

The Department of Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor in the tenure track. The position requires a Ph.D. and/or M.D., or equivalent degree, plus demonstrated excellence in research. We seek an investigator with expertise in super-resolution microscopy, single molecule biophysics, protein counting/stoichiometry characterization with super-resolution microscopy, and correlative live-cell and super-resolution imaging of cellular organization. There should be particular emphasis on cytoskeleton-motor protein interactions, intracellular trafficking, chromatin/nucleosome organization and dynamics, and the application of quantitative analytical approaches. Applicants must have an established, well-funded research program and an extensive publication record in high-impact journals. Salary is commensurate with experience with a minimum salary for the rank of $72,600.

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 state-of-the-art core facilities (, including the Beckman Center for Cryo-electron Microscopy and opportunities for appointments in numerous thematic institutes and centers (, including the Cardiovascular Institute, Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences, Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, and Abramson Cancer Center. The School of Medicine is integrated within 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.

Applicants should send a C.V., statement of research interests, and the names of three references to .

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.