Faculty position in Human Genetics and Genomics in area of autism or related disorders

Organization
UC Davis Mind Institute and UC Davis Genome Center
Job Location
Davis, CA 95616
Job Description

The UC Davis MIND Institute, School of Medicine, and the Genome Center invite applications for
a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level 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. 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.

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.

Requirements

Candidates may be at the junior or mid-career level. At the midcareer 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.
This position requires a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent. The appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in an appropriate academic department in the School of Medicine.
The position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply

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/JPF00399 by December 1st, 2014.
The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer

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