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Assistant Professor Position in Genetics

Rutgers University - Department of Genetics
New Jersey (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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Assistant Professor Position in Genetics



The Department of Genetics in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applications for an outstanding tenure-track Assistant Professor who studies how genetic and epigenetic variation affects metabolic pathways and how metabolic feedback can alter genomic function. Applicants who apply these approaches to cancer are especially encouraged to apply. Outstanding researchers in other areas that complement our existing strengths will also be considered.


New faculty may leverage partnerships with the Cancer Metabolism and Immunology Program at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the Institute for Food Nutrition, and Health, the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, and others in our vibrant and interactive research community, topping $872 million in yearly research funding (FY2022). Rutgers Life and Biomedical Sciences includes over 200 faculty members across multiple outstanding departments and institutes. See for more information.


Rutgers University hosts one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we especially encourage applications from groups underrepresented in STEM.


Candidates will have a Ph.D. in genetics or a closely related field and/or M.D., a record of significant research, and be expected to teach in cancer, genetics, or informatics. Applicants should submit a detailed CV, a 2-3 page research and teaching statement, contact information for three professional references, and a separate statement describing how your research, teaching, and service will contribute to Rutgers’ commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusiveness. Review of applications will begin on October 15th and continue until the position is filled. Submit at


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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