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Research Track Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Perelman School of Medicine specializing

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 26, 2024

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Research Track Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Perelman School of Medicine specializing in Neurotrauma and Regenerative Therapies

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Feb 23, 2024
Deadline: Feb 23, 2026 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track. Expertise is required in the specific area of neurotrauma and regenerative therapies, including preclinical modeling of peripheral nerve injury in porcine and rodent models, tissue engineered medical implants, and biomaterials science. An interest in animal models of peripheral nerve injury or neuromuscular injury is essential. A field of special interest is tissue engineering following neurotrauma, including expertise in advanced tissue fabrication, stem cell biology, and biomaterial science. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing an independent research program with external funding, including grant proposal writing and reporting for funded awards, presentations at local and national meetings of abstracts and invited platform talks, and publications of data collected from the research program in high-impact scientific journals.

Applicant must have at least 4 years of relevant postdoctoral experience and must have a record of extramural funding.

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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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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