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Title: Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology

The Department of Cancer Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the tenure track. Expertise is required in a specific area of Cancer Biology which may include cancer immunology, single-cell biology, tumor heterogeneity, chemical biology, mitochondrial biology, proteomics, genomics and computational biology, cancer metabolism, cancer genetics, cancer cell biology, tumor microenvironment, mechanisms of therapy resistance, metastasis, oncogenic signal transduction pathways, genome integrity, cancer epigenetics, and /or systems biology. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D degree.

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.

Apply for this position online at Interfolio



Postdoctoral position opportunities are provided on the Penn Biomedical Postdoctoral Program website.  

PIGI Lab Postdoctoral position current opening:  Post-Doctoral Fellow in Interventional Oncology and Cancer Biology 

Brady Lab Postdoctoral position opening: Post Doctoral Fellow in Cancer Biology

Brown Lab - seeking a postdoctoral researcher to investigate the mechanism of action of DNA damage response inhibitors (DDRi) as cancer treatments - send your CV and a cover letter to Eric Brown 

Burslem Lab - Currently seeking post docs – contact George Burslem for details.

Feldser Lab - Postdoctoral Research: Interested postdoctoral candidates should send curriculum vitae and brief research statement via email to David Feldser.

Jin Lab - recruiting multiple postdoctoral fellows with diverse backgrounds and expertise to investigate the fundamental mechanisms of the immunobiology of cancer, and host-microbiota interaction at mucosal sites. Please contact Chengcheng Jin to discuss.

Wan Lab - Postdoctoral Scientists -  contact Wan Lab for details 


Interested graduate students in the Penn Biomedical Graduate Studies Doctoral Programs, the Medical Student Training Program or the VMD-PhD Program at Penn should contact faculty members directly regarding rotation projects. 


Penn undergraduate work-study and non work-study opportunities for individuals obtaining a degree in science are provided on the Penn Student Employment website.   Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to the following:

Donita Brady

David Feldser

Terence Gade

Liling Wan


PIGI Lab Research Specialist:  Research Specialist B current opening

Jin Lab - is seeking a motivated, highly organized team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills to support our exciting research in cancer immunology. Contact Chengcheng Jin to discuss.

Wan Lab - now accepting applications for technician positions. Please contact Wan Lab for further inquiry.