Tenure Track Faculty - Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
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 several Assistant, Associate, and/or Full Professor positions in the tenure track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine. Applicants must have an M.D and/or Ph.D or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. Clinicians should be eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and demonstrate excellence in clinical care.
These positions are based at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine. Research is oriented toward advancing our understanding in the role of bioenergetic dysfunction in the etiology of pediatric and adult complex diseases, cancer and aging with the ultimate goal of developing more effective diagnoses and treatments for bioenergetic disease. Expertise in mitochondrial DNA and/or nuclear DNA genetics, gene regulation, and epigenetics as well as in bioenergetics and mitochondrial molecular biology will be appropriate for these positions. Strong consideration will be given to the candidate’s research credentials and in the case of clinicians, to their expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of complex diseases of potential mitochondrial and epigenomic etiology.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and/or maintain an independently funded research laboratory and individuals with clinical expertise will be expected to participate in the Center’s and Department’s clinical and/or diagnostic programs in Mitochondrial Medicine. Assumption of additional educational and administrative duties will also be expected consistent with a tenure track faculty member.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.
The University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers.
Apply for this position online at: http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g/d3236