Assistant or Associate Professor in Epigenetics

Assistant or Associate Professor in Epigenetics

Yale University

New Haven, CT, United States

Yale Child Study Center and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

The Yale Child Study Center and Department of Obstetrics and Reproductive Biology of the Yale University School of Medicine is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor. The focus of this position is on developmental plasticity in response to prenatal/environmental experiences, the neural mechanisms associated with this plasticity, and the epigenetic changes fostering the persistence of these effects across generations. The position also focuses on understanding the epigenetic changes associated with individual differences in prenatal experiences and on fetal programming. The selected candidate is expected to build an independent research program within the context of the Child Study Center and the Department of Obstetrics and Reproductive Biology, attract extramural funding, and collaborate with other Departments such as Pediatrics, Neuroscience, and Genetics. The candidate will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of scientists and clinicians that will lead to new understanding about epigenetic mechanisms and their relation to developmental and psychiatric disorders in mothers and in children and adolescents.

Candidate may have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree in developmental biology/neuroscience, molecular genetics, obstetrics, pediatrics, or other relevant disciplines with specialization in fetal programming and developmental neuroscience.

All application materials should be submitted electronically to Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.