Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

Assistant/Associate/Professor of Biomedical Science

Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

Boca Raton, FL, United States

Assistant/Associate/Professor of Biomedical Science

Florida Atlantic University, the highest ranked public university for diversity in the state, seeks highly qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at any rank to pursue a broad agenda of research endeavors in Genomics, Biomedical, Precision Medicine, and Health Equity sciences.  This initiative is housed within the Schmidt College of Medicine and is partially funded from the University’s State Excellence program. We are actively seeking applicants interested in joining our group and collaborating on innovative projects lying at the intersection of discovery research, genomic medicine, value-based care, and health equity research.   

This position will be provided protected time for development and maintenance of a nationally competitive research program.  The successful candidate will be expected to acquire or sustain robust extramural research funding; teach within the appropriate academic unit; mentor clinical and graduate students; promote interdisciplinary collaborations; and expand on our growing expertise in precision medicine and/or health equity. This position will fall under the Schmidt College of Medicine with primary appointments in the Department of Biomedical Science. As appropriate, a physician scientist will have the opportunity for a joint appointment in the Department of Integrated Medical Science within the Schmidt College of Medicine.

The Schmidt College of Medicine seeks to become a national partner in the creation and dissemination of health knowledge that promotes diversity and inclusion by recognizing different perspectives, talents, and life experiences. Applications from candidates who would further diversify the faculty are highly encouraged and warmly welcomed.

Minimum Qualification: 

Doctorate from an accredited institution in biomedical science or genomics (or related discipline); a strong track record of publications; and an appreciation for broadly engaged, collaborative team science required at time of application.

Candidates demonstrating a strong record of extramural funding are preferred. 

Prior work experiences in capturing human genetic variation, performing functional assessment, or developing medical applications thereof are highly desirable. 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position Assistant/Associate/Professor of Biomedical Science – Genomics, Biomedical Science, Precision Medicine and Health Equity Interdisciplinary Initiative on the Office of Human Resources’ job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of research, teaching, service to the profession, and/or clinical service, a minimum of three letters of reference/recommendation, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now REQ08516.

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.