California State University, Northridge/Biology Department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology in Human Genetics to begin August 2020. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field, have postdoctoral experience, and have expertise in human genomic data analysis. We welcome applications from researchers studying medical genetics, population genetics, genome-wide association, genomic anthropology, and related fields. We are particularly interested in research programs that will help channel our graduates into careers in commercial genomics or programs in genetic counseling. We seek an individual who will be able to teach introductory cell and molecular biology, genetics, human genetics, and graduate level courses in bioinformatics, biostatistics, or computational modeling. Applicants should convey how they would involve undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) students in a vigorous research program and how they would provide effective teaching and mentoring to students of diverse backgrounds.
Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2019. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.