Director, Yale Center for Research on Aging (Y-Age), Yale School of Medicine

Department of Pathology at Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Commensurate with accomplishments and experience.
December 05 2020
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The Department of Pathology at the Yale School of Medicine invites applications from PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent for position of Director of the Yale Center for Research on Aging (“Y-Age”).  The Director will lead a growing interdisciplinary research program in Geroscience and the Biology of Aging with significant opportunities for program growth in the stimulating and interactive Yale environment.  The research activities of Y-Age are focused on translating discoveries from research on the biology of aging into interventions to promote healthy aging, better treatment for elderly patients, and to combat common age-related diseases and pathology. The Center, housed in the Department of Pathology, has strong ties with other Yale School of Medicine Departments and Centers, including The Yale Pepper Older Americans Independence Center.

Successful candidates should have demonstrated leadership skills and an outstanding record of competitive and impactful research in the biology of aging. Areas of particular interest as they relate to aging include epigenetics, stem cells, cellular reprogramming, metabolism, cellular senescence, inflammation, proteostasis, and systems biology. The candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally funded research program that complements those of current faculty and builds on emerging or existing strengths. Other responsibilities will include contributions to Yale teaching and service missions and, if appropriate, clinical programs. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to fostering diversity within the Department and University.

Appointment to the faculty of the Yale School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will be at a rank commensurate with accomplishments and experience.

All application materials must be uploaded through the Interfolio web site:  Information requested includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a three-page summary of the candidate’s current and proposed research program including vision for Y-Age. 

Confidential inquiries may be directed to Professors Qin Yan or Morgan Levine, Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, 310 Cedar Street, New Haven CT 06520.
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Specific inquiries may also be directed to Chen Liu, MD, PhD, Professor, Chair and Chief of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine,

Review of applications will begin January 2, 2021 but the position will remain open until filled.

Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Yale values diversity among its students, faculty and staff and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans.

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