University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Ophthalmology

3889 24444
Position ID:University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School-Ophthalmology-ASSTPROF [#24444]
Position Title: Statistical Geneticist
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Ophthalmology / Statistical Geneticist
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/03/01, finished 2024/05/04)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Faculty position: Statistical Geneticist 

The UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, MA, seeks to fill a faculty position within the department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and invites applicants for the position at the Assistant Professor level.

Description of position and requirements:

Primary responsibility will be to conduct statistical genetic analyses of large datasets within the department and other publicly available datasets. Analyses will include gene discovery as well as functional genomic analyses. The successful candidate will have a PhD in statistical genetics, quantitative genetic epidemiology, computational biology, functional genomics, or a related field. Must have experience in analyzing large-scale human genotyping and sequencing datasets using state of the art computer software programs, with publications in the field. Excellent English communication skills and collaborative teamwork essential. 

Application Materials Required: 

Cover letter to include status, reason for interest and date available to start; Curriculum vitae including education, experience, and publications; References: list of 3 names with titles, email addresses and phone numbers.

Interested applicants should send these materials through

Information about UMass Chan is available at

 The UMass Chan Medical School does not discriminate in education or employment and strives to maintain an educational and work environment that is safe, civil, respectful, humane, and free of all forms of harassment and discrimination. These efforts are guided by policies and procedures that reflect the culture of the institution as well as all applicable Federal and State laws. All members of the UMass Chan Medical School community have responsibility for upholding University policies and related procedures, which are aligned with the goals of affirmative action, inclusion, and equal opportunity.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan recognizes the added value of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
University of Mass. Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655