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10/04/2017
Open Rank Faculty (Assistant/Associate/Full Professors) - Genomics and Human Genetics
Duke University

Company Information: Duke University seeks up to three exceptional, collaborative, and creative scientists who are focused on advancing genomic medicine to join its faculty in tenure/tenure-track positions. The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics (B&B) at Duke University is home to a faculty of more than 50 quantitative researchers who dedicate their time to a combination of methodologic research, teaching, and collaboration. Departmental faculty also participate as members of Duke centers and institutes, including the Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB) and the Center for Statistical Genetics and Genomics (StatGen).

The unique, collaborative, multi-disciplinary structure of the genetics/genomics-related centers at Duke optimizes opportunities for partnerships by building on the research interests of various disciplines spanning the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, School of Medicine and Pratt School of Engineering. These centers unite genetic/genomic-oriented scientists with various perspectives and break down traditional barriers in order to address critical questions and solve key problems. These centers also lead or contribute to numerous graduate, masters-level and undergraduate research programs, which also further supports efforts to train the next generation of genomic scientists. Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina (NC), USA

Position Title: Open Rank Faculty (Assistant/Associate/Full Professors) – Genomics and Human Genetics

Duties and Responsibilities: We invite applications from researchers with an outstanding track record in developing and applying statistical, computational, or experimental approaches to cutting-edge problems in genomics and human genetics.

We strongly encourage applications from scientists with a demonstrated interest in collaborative research. Successful candidates will synergize with existing strengths at Duke in medicine, engineering, environmental sciences, and basic sciences. The collaborative nature of these positions will provide successful candidates with access to exceptional resources, including substantial cluster computing infrastructure, strong core facilities, a diverse set of large biomedical datasets, and multidisciplinary partnerships.

Position Qualifications: Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent degree in a quantitative or experimental discipline. We are particularly interested in scientists working in evolutionary/population genomics, functional genomics, genome technology development, medical genetics, and statistical/computational genomics.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with education and experience

Benefits: https://hr.duke.edu/benefits

Website: https://biostat.duke.edu

Application Information: Interested applicants should submit materials (cover letter, CV, and a statement of research accomplishments and interests) and ask three referees to submit reference letters at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9837. Further inquiries may be directed to kim.hall@duke.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017.

Additional information can be obtained from our websites:
http://statgen.duke.edu
https://genome.duke.edu
https://biostat.duke.edu

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Contact Email: kim.hall@duke.edu

Application Deadline: 11/15/2017