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Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology and Physiology University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry

OPENING:

The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. We seek a creative, enthusiastic scientist with clear potential to secure extramural funding for their research program (active extramural funding is required for candidates for Associate Professor) who will synergize with the highly collaborative environment of the Department and the Medical Center’s broader research community. The Department, which has added six tenure- track faculty members over the past three years, offers outstanding research and graduate training environments. Established research strengths in the department revolve around cell signaling in the context of physiology and disease and include: calcium signaling, extracellular matrix and cell adhesion signaling, G protein-coupled receptor pharmacology and signaling, and ion channel structure and function. The successful applicant will receive a highly-competitive start-up package, generous laboratory space, and access to a wide range of state-of-the-art  core facilities. The new faculty member will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, independent, externally funded research program and contribute to graduate student education and medical school teaching.

The University of Rochester Medical Center, the School of Medicine and Dentistry, and the adjacent Schools of Arts, Sciences and Engineering are part of a private, world-class research university, providing excellent opportunities for highly diverse, cross-disciplinary interactions and collaborations. Rochester is a vibrant, mid-sized city located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, within driving distance of New York City, Toronto, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh. The city boasts a lively arts and culture scene and is home to the Eastman Theater, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the International Jazz Festival, the Strong Museum of Play, and a wide variety of art and music festivals and fairs. The Rochester area was named one of the best places to raise a family by both Forbes and Kiplinger due in part to its short commutes, affordable housing, low cost of living, and quality public schools.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job Posting #: 210671 at  http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/ (Under the Job Search heading, click the link for All Other Openings, search for Job Posting Number 210671). Include a cover letter addressed to Dr. Robert Freeman, Search Committee Chair; curriculum vitae; a 2-3 page description of research plans; 2 recent key publications; and names and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be received before December 1, 2018. The University of Rochester and the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and indicate their strengths and experiences in this area.

The University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Faculty Positions in the Department of Physiology

The Department of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks highly qualified candidates for faculty positions in the tenure track at the Assistant, Associate, and full Professor ranks. Responsibilities include establishing and conducting an independent research program, plus teaching, supervising, and mentoring students. These positions require an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, plus demonstrated excellence in research. Candidates with experience in molecular, cellular, or organismal physiology will be considered. Investigators with research programs that leverage molecular and cellular insights to inform physiological, cell biological and pathophysiological functions are strongly encouraged to apply. We also seek researchers who develop and use novel and state-of-the-art biophysical, cell biological and physiological techniques. Research areas of interest include membrane protein structural biology, membrane transport physiology, signal transduction, organelle biology, molecular bases of disease, and metabolism. Other areas will also be considered, with the novelty, importance and potential impact of the research emphasized.

Assistant Professor

Applicants in the early stage of career development are encouraged to apply. Apply online: https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g311/d5142

Associate or full Professor

Applicants are expected to have funding and an internationally recognized reputation of innovative research excellence and productivity.

Apply online https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g311/d5126

The Perelman School of Medicine, one of the top ranked medical schools in the country for NIH funding, is a highly collaborative environment with extensive core facilities. It is located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, a world-class institution with an easily walkable campus located near central Philadelphia.

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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