Tenure Track Faculty in Human Genetics and Genomics

Organization: 
UC Davis Mind Institute and UC Davis Genome Center
Job Location: 
Davis, CA
Job Description: 

The UC Davis MIND Institute, School of Medicine, and the Genome Center invite applications for one or more tenure-track faculty positions in the area of human genetics and genomics. Applicants interested in genomic approaches to autism or related disorders who employ large-scale, technology-driven approaches that complement existing strengths at UC Davis are particularly encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates would combine bioinformatics with wet bench approaches in human studies or animal models. Candidates should be strongly motivated by the biological and medical importance of their research and should value the opportunity to work in close collaboration with both clinical and research faculty.

Candidates may be at any academic level. At the senior level, we invite applications from prominent scientists with distinguished records of research, including extramural funding, teaching, and leadership in genomics. At the junior level, we invite applications from candidates whose accomplishments in innovative research and commitments to teaching demonstrate their potential to develop into the future leaders in human genetics and genomics.

Requirements: 

This position requires a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent. The appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in an appropriate academic department in the School of Medicine. The position will remain open until filled. For fullest consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names of at least five references to the UC Davis Recruit Website https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00196 by January 4, 2014.

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer

Contact Information: 

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names of at least five references to the UC Davis Recruit Website https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00196 by January 4, 2014.

About Our Organization: 

The UC Davis MIND Institute (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders) is a collaborative international research center, committed to the awareness, understanding, prevention, care, and cures of neurodevelopmental disorders. Its mission is to find effective treatments and cures for autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The MIND Institute is an administrative unit within the UC Davis School of Medicine. The UC Davis Genome Center integrates experimental and computational approaches to address key problems at the forefront of genomics. The Center faculty build on and enhance the unique strengths and unmatched breadth of the life sciences on the UC Davis campus.