The position requires a Ph.D. degree in immunology, microbiology, cell biology or related field with a minimum of 3 to 7 years of post-doctoral and laboratory experience. Excellent writing and communication and organizational skills are essential. Experience with immunological techniques and expertise in basic and advanced molecular biology techniques such as cloning, PCR, reporter systems and siRNA is required. Prior experience working with inflammatory diseases is preferred as well as experience with animal models. A strong publication record will be viewed positively.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class ...of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.