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Assistant Professor in Epigenetics

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Sep 23, 2023

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor in Epigenetics

University of Pennsylvania: Perelman School of Medicine: Perelman School of Medicine - Biochemistry and Biophysics

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Open Date:Aug 22, 2023

Deadline: Aug 22, 2025 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Penn Institute for Epigenetics in partnership with the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Applicants must have an M.D and/or Ph.D.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include having a track record of developing and using cutting-edge technologies and interest in applying such technologies to the fields of epigenetics, gene regulation, and biology of the cell nucleus. Particular areas of interest include: mass spectrometry/proteomics, single molecule and high resolution imaging and microscopy, chemical biology, biophysics, structural biology, genomics, and/or systems-level approaches. We are interested in outstanding and innovative individuals who will be engaged members of our highly collaborative community.

Teaching responsibilities may include contributing to graduate and medical school education of the University.

The faculty appointment will be in the Biochemistry and Biophysics department, or an appropriate department in the Perelman School of Medicine that is consistent with the scientific expertise of the successful candidate.

To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by October 15, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a 2-page statement of research interests, as well as 3 letters of reference. Please address to Search Committee, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics/Penn Epigenetics Institute.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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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