University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor, Computational Genomics and Medicine

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. 

The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Computational Genomics and Medicine, and will creatively develop and harness computational and big data approaches to drive biological discoveries and medical innovations. Computational biologists who incorporate wet lab research programs are also welcome to apply. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining an independent, extramurally funded research program. Teaching and mentoring of graduate and medical students is an integral component of this position. Applicants must have an M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research.

The position is affiliated with the newly founded Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). CCGM is housed in the state-of-the-art Colket Translational Research Building. A generous recruitment package and lab space will be provided, together with excellent institutional and core research resources. The recruitment is part of a campus-wide initiative to promote innovative computational strategies for advancing human health and therapy development.

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We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.