Faculty Position in Genetics

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Genetics
Job Location
Piscataway, NJ
Job Description

The Department of Genetics in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey seeks an outstanding scientist to fill one of several new faculty positions in genetics. Appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor level. We are interested in individuals with research interests that will complement and expand our existing strengths, which include, but are not limited to: human genetics, developmental genetics, reproductive genetics, cellular genetics, population genetics, microbial genetics, epigenetics, cancer genetics, neurogenetics, and neuropsychiatric genetics.  Appropriate candidates will also be considered for appointment to the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey.  Core resources, startup funds, and laboratory space in the newly constructed Life Sciences Building will be provided.


The Department of Genetics is home to over 30 faculty members who use a broad range of approaches and experimental systems in numerous well-funded research programs.  The department is part of a vibrant and interactive life sciences community that includes over 200 faculty members in the Departments of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Neuroscience, and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  A leading research university, Rutgers is a member of the AAU and the CIC and attracted over $517M in research grant and contract funding in FY2014. The New Brunswick/Piscataway campus is located in suburban central New Jersey, close to New York City, Philadelphia, beaches, and countryside. For more information on the Department, our other ongoing searches, and Rutgers University see: http://genetics.rutgers.edu/faculty/faculty-recruitment.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., demonstrated record of significant research, the potential to make substantial contributions as an independent investigator, and have a commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a CV, a detailed statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and full contact information for three individuals willing to provide letters of reference.  Applications should be submitted electronically at http://apply.interfolio.com/30830 and inquiries made to Ms. Mary Carmona, carmona@dls.rutgers.edu.  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

About Our Organization

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

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