University of Pennsylvania — Tenure-Track Position in Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division

The Division of Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Associate or Full Professor positions in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of modern or innovative approaches to investigation of mechanisms of kidney disease. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree. If an M.D. candidate, it is desirable that the applicant have ABIM certification in Nephrology. Exceptional Ph.D. applicants with a true focus on kidney-related science will be considered.

Teaching responsibilities may include participating in medical school basic science education as well as graduate training through affiliation with one or more of the inter-departmental, interdisciplinary graduate groups of the Biomedical Graduate Studies (BGS) program.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include studying the fundamental molecular and cellular basis of kidney development, physiology and pathology, or studying human genetics related to kidney disease.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop, grow and maintain an independently funded research effort focused in this area. The ideal candidate will have completed rigorous training, will have evidence of outstanding scientific productivity, and will have demonstrated success as an independent investigator.

Appropriate resources will be made available to accelerate the applicant’s research program. There will be an expectation of the ability of the candidate to provide management and/or leadership. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

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

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Associate or Full Professor
Applicants in mid-career with established records of scholarly activity and/or research programs are encouraged to apply.

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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.