Location: Philadelphia, PA Open Date: Mar 10, 2023 Deadline: Mar 10, 2025 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
The Division of Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Research Associate positions in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). Expertise is required in the specific area of human genetics, including statistical genetics, computational biology, pharmacogenetics/genomics, functional genomics, genome editing, structural variation analysis, kidney genetics and familiarity with studies addressing translational genomic medicine. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree.
Responsibilities may include bioinformatics analysis of genetic, genomics, epigenetic datasets associated with kidney disease development. Working with collaborators and being part of the Penn/CHOP Kidney Innovation Center to facilitate collaborative efforts.
The successful applicant will have an opportunity to receive mentorship in genetics, genomics and bioinformatics. The applicant will be responsible for primary data analysis and publish and present results. Mentorship will also be provided for grant application and independent faculty position application.
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.
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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