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The Departments of Mathematics and Biology invite applications at the level of Associate or Full Professor for the Calabi-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Biology. This is a permanent endowed chair for which we are seeking an exceptional mathematical biologist or a mathematician with strong biological interests. The chair-holder will help build excellence in this field at Penn and provide leadership in enhancing interactions between the Mathematics and Biology departments. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Mathematics and Biology and conducting research in the field. The Simons Foundation provides generous programmatic funds, which could support graduate students and postdoctoral fellows as well as seminars and conferences.

Applications should be submitted online through and include the following items: a cover letter, a vision statement on building a program in mathematics+biology, curriculum vitae, research statement, and a publication list.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the position will start July 1, 2019.

The Departments of Mathematics and Biology are strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: ). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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