Assistant/Associate Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Department Name 34214-GSPH-Human Genetics
Position Number 0136223
Position Details

The Department of Human Genetics in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for one tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level, to begin in March 2018 or earlier. We seek outstanding individuals with a commitment to teaching and collaborative research with primary interests in statistical genetics and the genetic epidemiology of complex traits. Responsibilities for this position will be teaching, mentoring trainees, and working on collaborative projects in the public health/health sciences setting.

Application Process

Rank and salary will be determined by the candidate’s credentials. Candidates should have a PhD in genetic epidemiology or related field, several years of experience in the statistical analysis of complex traits, and an interest in the development and application of new methods to the analysis of complex traits. Preference will be given to individuals working in the genetics of craniofacial and dental genetics. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring students, and success in securing external research funding, and potential to build collaborative research initiatives.
Candidates should apply electronically by submitting a letter of application, statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vita, and contact information for three references to Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 02/23/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/23/2018
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