The Department of Microbiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a Research Associate position in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). The successful applicant will have experience in the field of mucosal immunology with a focus on immune regulation of parasitic infections. Responsibilities include developing a vigorous research program aimed at elucidating mechanisms underlying host protective versus pathologic responses using murine model systems, interacting with undergraduate and graduate students, and writing and editing manuscripts and grant applications. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research.
Applicants must have demonstrated an excellent track record of productivity in this research area.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.
The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Apply for this position online at: http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g/d3379