Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Aug 27, 2021
Deadline: Aug 27, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Oncology in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Applicants must have an M.D. and be board certified in pediatric hematology/oncology.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching and research training of residents, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and medical students.

Clinical responsibilities may include serving as attending physician on the dedicated neuro-oncology inpatient service and providing outpatient care to children, adolescents and young adults with brain tumors. Candidates should have at least three years prior experience in these clinical roles.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include directing an independent research program focused on developing novel chimeric antigen receptor-based immunotherapies for children, adolescents and young adult with brain tumors. Candidates should have a track record of successful federal funding.

The successful applicant will be provided with independent laboratory space and a generous start-up package.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. 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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