Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Genetics and Genomics

UConn Health

Farmington, CT, United States



The Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences at UConn Health in Farmington, CT is inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to participate in a highly interactive culture within the Department, with our close colleagues at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, and the UConn Institute for Systems Genomics. Successful candidates would be consummate team players in a highly interdisciplinary environment that brings together clinicians, biologists, molecular geneticists, computer scientists, and quantitative scientists. The ideal candidate is expected to complement existing strengths in the department with a robust research program focused on a cutting-edge area of contemporary genetics and/or genomics. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, single-cell genomics, RNA genomics, epigenetics, genome editing and engineering, synthetic genomics, genome technology, and computational genomics. The successful candidate will train Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows in the laboratory and classroom. The candidate will have access to outstanding core facilities including those that support single-cell genomics, DNA sequencing, high performance computing, microscopy, stem cell biology and FACS sorting.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in an appropriate field, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding record of research accomplishments. A demonstrated ability to secure external research funding and to publish impactful peer-reviewed papers is expected.

Applicants should apply at http://www.jobs.uchc.edu, search number 2019-069 and upload a CV, cover letter and concise statements of research and teaching interests. In addition, applicants should arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to Dr. Brenton Graveley at genetics@uchc.edu as a PDF document on letterhead with signature. Applications will be continuously reviewed until the position is filled.

The University of Connecticut is an EOE/AA employer.


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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Genetics and Genomics