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Research Associate in the De la Fuente Lab

University of Pennsylvania
Middle West, PA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024
Research Associate in the De la Fuente Lab

Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
May 19, 2023
Close Date:
May 19, 2025

The Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a Research Associate position 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 peptide design and synthesis (three to five years experience) with an excellent track record of published work in top peer-reviewed journals. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Responsibilities may include leading the peptide design and peptide synthesis efforts of the lab under the supervision of Dr. De La Fuente. Specifically, the candidate will have experience with antimicrobial peptides and encrypted peptides identified in proteomes.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to to work in a cutting-edge laboratory alongside top professionals in the field of applied biotechnology in psychiatry.

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 with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 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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