The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of musculoskeletal research such as (but not limited to) orthopaedic biomechanics at the organismal and/or tissue level, soft tissues bioengineering, developmental biology, musculoskeletal molecular and/or stem cell biology, wound repair and inflammation, or drug discovery and molecular biophysics as it applies to the musculoskeletal system. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree.
Teaching responsibilities may include teaching students, residents and research assistants.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include maintaining and expanding an independent, extramurally-funded research program in the McKay Laboratory for Orthopaedic Research, as well as collaborating with other research and clinical faculty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, across the Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders, and elsewhere in the Penn Community.
About The Perelman School of Medicine
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.