University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor, Tenure or Clinician-Educator in the Departments of Neurosurgery & Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of neuropathology of traumatic brain injury (TBI) research with a focus on neurodegeneration in human TBI and animal models of TBI. Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree. The successful applicant will be a board certified neuropathologist and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research, clinical skills and education.

Laboratory and research space will be provided through the department of Neurosurgery. However, it is anticipated that the appointee will also perform collaborative clinical research and clinical duties in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Teaching responsibilities may include research and clinical oversight of medical students, graduate students, residents, and fellows, as well as formal lecture opportunities.

Clinical responsibilities may include diagnostic neuropathological evaluation of surgically excised tissue including brain tumors or post mortem evaluations.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing collaborative and independent research programs related to traumatic brain injury, co-supervision of postdoctoral fellows, students, and research staff, coordinating NIH-funded and other grant efforts with local, national, and international collaborators, and participation in writing grants, reports, and manuscripts.

The primary faculty appointment will be in the Neurosurgery department with opportunity for a secondary appointment in the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine department.

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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