The Department of Genetics - Assistant Professor, tenure track, Population Genetics

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York City, New York (US)
February 13 2019
Life Sciences, Genomics
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Genetics, Division of Genomics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has a position available for a new faculty member.

Assistant Professor, tenure track, Population Genetics.

A tenure track faculty position is available for a population geneticist, focused on human disease research, with an interest in understanding the pathogenesis of genetic disease in the diverse population of the Bronx.

Collaboration will be encouraged with the Einstein-Montefiore community, the affiliated New York Genome Center, and the broader New York City research community. Involvement with our current CSER NYCKidSeq project is a potential early opportunity for this new colleague.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is located in a residential area minutes from Westchester County and a short commute to Manhattan.



The new faculty colleague will be expected to participate in the expansion of innovative research programs at this institution. A track record of collaboration with molecular biologists, biostatisticians or clinicians is desirable (demonstrated through publications or funding support). Areas of specialization may include but are not limited to population and functional genomics, and the genetics of complex diseases. Applicants should demonstrate the potential to develop an independent, interdisciplinary research program.

The investigator will be appointed to the Division of Genomics (with mentorship by Division Chief Dr. John Greally) within the Department of Genetics, with potential secondary appointment opportunities in other departments. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. Generous start-up funding and protected time for research will be provided. Applicants should hold a doctoral-level degree in a related discipline.

Applicants should send a CV, a description of proposed research goals and teaching interests and the names of three references in electronic format to: Ms. Amy Vargas, Department of Genetics, Price 422, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1301 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461 at

The Department of Genetics is committed to equity and inclusion. The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



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