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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Asst Professor - Tenure Track- Department of Human Genetics in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Candidates will serve as a faculty member in the Department of Human Genetics at Emory University School of Medicine. The majority of effort would be devoted to developing a high-profile research program that focuses on understanding, at a cellular and tissue level, the fundamental processes that shape the development and function of the human spinal cord and motor system and identify vulnerable links that predispose it to disease.

Candidates will be encouraged to participate as a co-investigator in relevant collaborative grants where their research background will strongly support the overall goals of the project. Candidates will be expected to publish manuscripts of significance in top journals for your research area. Quality rather than quantity of publications is stressed. Candidates will also be expected to present your work at national and international meetings, as well as at invited seminars both inside and outside Emory.

Teaching may include participation in departmental medical school courses, graduate program school courses and mentoring graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Quality rather than quantity of teaching is emphasized and teaching will not occupy a substantial amount of your time.

Professional service for Emory faculty often includes participation on relevant departmental and university committees, such as faculty search committees or graduate student recruitment committees. External national service, including participation in the review process of grants and manuscripts or the organization of an invited session at national or international conferences is also strongly encouraged.

Working with Peng Jin, Chair, and Bob Sullivan, Administrator, the candidates will develop professional relationships with students, fellows, colleagues, staff, administrators and executive leadership and candidates will report directly to Dr. Peng Jin (Chair, Department of Human Genetics).

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Job Number 74325

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Hum Gen: Admin

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.