Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of MedicineTenure-Track Faculty Positions in Human Genetics
The Department of Human Genetics (DOHG) at Emory University School of Medicine invitesapplications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor,or Professor rank. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in experimentalgenetics or quantitative genetics who have strong track records in disease-driven research anda commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion in STEM. DOHG provides a competitivesalary, benefits and start-up funds, laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art core facilitiesand extensive opportunities for collaboration both within Emory and with neighboringinstitutions, including CDC and Georgia Tech.
The DOHG has 40 full-time faculty members and extramural funding exceeding $30 million peryear. Departmental research focuses mainly on human genetic disease and has majorstrengths in neurogenetics, metabolic diseases, and translational research. The DOHGcontains the Center for Computational and Quantitative Genetics that catalyzes research at theinterface between statistical/computational sciences and genetics across campus. Moreover,faculty with research programs in neuroscience will have opportunities to interact with the newlyestablished Brain Health Personalized Medicine Institute. The DOHG also has a vibrant clinicalprogram including numerous general and specialized outpatient clinics and in-patientconsultations in several metro Atlanta hospitals, offering opportunities for collaborations intranslational research. The Department has ACGME-accredited clinical genetics residency andmedical biochemical fellowship programs and offers training in all ABMGG laboratorysubspecialties. The unique combination of a well-established basic research faculty along withthe comprehensive clinical genetics division, places the DOHG at the forefront of contemporarytranslational research and predictive health.
Emory University and hospitals along with the CDC are located in a lovely-wooded Atlantasuburb. The Atlanta metropolitan area has an active art, music, food, and cultural scene with adelightful climate. The Atlanta metropolitan area continues to be rapidly growing, culturallydiverse, and inclusive, offering an excellent and affordable quality of life.
Candidates with expertise in experimental genetics must have a PhD and/or MD with significantresearch training in an appropriate field, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding recordof research accomplishments. Candidates with expertise in quantitative genetics must have aPhD in a related field (such as biostatistics or epidemiology) and an outstanding record ofresearch accomplishments. Candidates working with single-cell RNA sequencing and long-read
sequencing data are especially encouraged to apply.
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