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.