Assistant Professor, Neurology - Epilepsy Division, Tenure Track

Assistant Professor, Neurology - Epilepsy Division, Tenure Track
Perelman School of Medicine - Neurology

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Sep 09, 2021
Deadline: Sep 09, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the tenure track. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree. The applicant must be board certified or board eligible in Neurology.

Teaching responsibilities may include the teaching of undergraduate or graduate students, and basic science postdoctoral fellows for Ph.D. only applicants. In the case of M.D. or M.D./PhD applicants, this may also include teaching medical students, residents, and clinical fellows.

Clinical responsibilities may include a maximum 25% effort and will only apply to M.D. or M.D./Ph.D applicants. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Neurology, with fellowship training.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include the expectation to actively establish and run an independent laboratory in basic and/or translational research, with the goal of obtaining and holding both federal and private foundation funding as they progress through their career and achieve Tenure at Penn.

The successful applicant will be an accomplished scientist, and should have an interest in both laboratory and translational research, for example, in the area of epilepsy, neurodegenerative disease, sensory-motor disorders, demyelinating disease, neurovascular disease, or neuro-oncology. As the goal of this position is to promote active collaboration between basic scientists and clinical specialists, the successful candidate is ideally expected to have a demonstrated track record of achievement and training in both basic neuroscience and the neurobiology of disease.

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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