Geisinger Health System (GHS)

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor


Danville, PA, United States

Faculty Recruitment
Genetics of Human Disease

Geisinger is recruiting research faculty to investigate the genetic basis of human health and disease. Of particular interest are investigators that can leverage Geisinger’s unique resources, which include an exome sequence database of more than 140,000 patients (projected to reach 250,000 patients in the next 3-5 years) linked to 20-plus years of longitudinal health and medical data (Science 354: 1549-1559, 2016 PMID: 28008009)

Multiple positions at all faculty levels are available. We are seeking investigators with expertise in statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, functional genomics, bioinformatics, or related areas who will use Geisinger’s unique data resources to study the role of genetic variation in health and disease.

Successful applicants will have a track record of research productivity as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications. Applicants at the Associate Professor or Professor level should have a history of external research funding.

Recruited faculty will have full access to Geisinger’s genomic and clinical data resources, and opportunities to collaborate with investigators in other Geisinger research and clinical departments.

Generous start-up packages and competitive salaries and benefits are available.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae that lists relevant publications, brief description of research interests, and a list of professional references to Lisa Farr at

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.


Located on Geisinger Medical Center’s campus in Danville, Pa. was founded in 2003 and is a comprehensive enterprise that promotes traditional health services and clinical, epidemiologic and translational research.


One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.



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Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor