Tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in human genetics

The Department of Human Genetics at the University of Utah School of Medicine (www.genetics.utah.edu) seeks outstanding applicants for tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are looking for a highly creative scientist who uses genetics to investigate fundamental biological problems. We especially encourage applicants whose research focuses on human and medical genetics using functional, computational, or evolutionary genomics and/or model organisms. As part of a vibrant community of collaborative faculty on campus, the Department of Human Genetics lies at the interface between basic and clinical sciences, creating ample opportunities for interdisciplinary studies (e.g., the newly formed Center for Genetic Discovery). Our institution is set in a unique recreational and geographical landscape that attracts a very diverse and productive scientific community. Successful candidates will receive a generous startup package and enjoy a stimulating research environment that places a strong emphasis on innovation and interaction.

Our submission deadline is November 14, 2014. To apply, please see the following website: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/35937. For questions regarding this posting or your application, please contact Natalie Johnson at: njohnson@genetics.utah.edu