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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Faculty Positions in Human Genetics-TT in Atlanta, Georgia

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Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Human Genetics

The Department of Human Genetics (DOHG) at Emory University School of Medicine invites

applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor,

or Professor rank. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in experimental

genetics or quantitative genetics who have strong track records in disease-driven research and

a commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion in STEM. DOHG provides a competitive

salary, benefits and start-up funds, laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art core facilities

and extensive opportunities for collaboration both within Emory and with neighboring

institutions, including CDC and Georgia Tech.

The DOHG has 40 full-time faculty members and extramural funding exceeding $30 million per

year. Departmental research focuses mainly on human genetic disease and has major

strengths in neurogenetics, metabolic diseases, and translational research. The DOHG

contains the Center for Computational and Quantitative Genetics that catalyzes research at the

interface between statistical/computational sciences and genetics across campus. Moreover,

faculty with research programs in neuroscience will have opportunities to interact with the newly

established Brain Health Personalized Medicine Institute. The DOHG also has a vibrant clinical

program including numerous general and specialized outpatient clinics and in-patient

consultations in several metro Atlanta hospitals, offering opportunities for collaborations in

translational research. The Department has ACGME-accredited clinical genetics residency and

medical biochemical fellowship programs and offers training in all ABMGG laboratory

subspecialties. The unique combination of a well-established basic research faculty along with

the comprehensive clinical genetics division, places the DOHG at the forefront of contemporary

translational research and predictive health.

Emory University and hospitals along with the CDC are located in a lovely-wooded Atlanta

suburb. The Atlanta metropolitan area has an active art, music, food, and cultural scene with a

delightful climate. The Atlanta metropolitan area continues to be rapidly growing, culturally

diverse, and inclusive, offering an excellent and affordable quality of life.

Candidates with expertise in experimental genetics must have a PhD and/or MD with significant

research training in an appropriate field, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding record

of research accomplishments. Candidates with expertise in quantitative genetics must have a

PhD in a related field (such as biostatistics or epidemiology) and an outstanding record of

research accomplishments. Candidates working with single-cell RNA sequencing and long-read

sequencing data are especially encouraged to apply.

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Job Number 87216

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Hum Gen: Admin

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable