Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Position ID:Vanderbilt University Medical Center-Vanderbilt Genetics Institute-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#7893]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions at the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37232, United States [map]
Subject Area: Genetics
Starting Date:2016/10/01
Appl Deadline:2016/10/31 finished (posted 2016/09/09, listed until 2017/03/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions at the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute The Vanderbilt Genetics Institute (https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/vgi/), under the leadership of Dr. Nancy Cox, invites applications for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. We seek scientists with a track record of outstanding research in genetics and genomics who will build on Vanderbilt’s strengths in genetics, precision medicine, electronic health records, and biomedical informatics to perform world-class research. We have a particular interest in candidates with expertise in statistical genetics, population genetics, genetic epidemiology, systems biology, and/or bioinformatics. We also seek candidates who use genome-wide experimental approaches, such as functional genomics, single cell genomics, and novel genome editing techniques, to answer fundamental questions about genome function and disease. The VGI and the Vanderbilt community provide a stimulating intellectual environment with unique resources that enable cutting edge basic and translational genomics research. These include: BioVU, Vanderbilt’s biobank linked to electronic health records (https://victr.vanderbilt.edu/pub/biovu/), the Undiagnosed Disease Network (http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=undiagnosed), and a leadership role in the Precision Medicine Initiative (http://goo.gl/X2Jd7h). Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., and should submit a single PDF containing a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a 3-page statement of current and future research interests, a brief statement of teaching/mentoring philosophy, and contact information for at least three references by email to vgi.recruitment@vanderbilt.edu. Application materials should be addressed to Dr. Nancy Cox, Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, 507 Light Hall, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232-0700. Consideration of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Vanderbilt is located in Nashville, TN. To learn more about our vibrant city, see: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/nashville/.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions at the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute The Vanderbilt Genetics Institute (https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/vgi/), under the leadership of Dr. Nancy Cox, invites applications for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. We seek scientists with a track record of outstanding research in genetics and genomics who will build on Vanderbilt’s strengths in genetics, precision medicine, electronic health records, and biomedical informatics to perform world-class research. We have a particular interest in candidates with expertise in statistical genetics, population genetics, genetic epidemiology, systems biology, and/or bioinformatics. We also seek candidates who use genome-wide experimental approaches, such as functional genomics, single cell genomics, and novel genome editing techniques, to answer fundamental questions about genome function and disease. The VGI and the Vanderbilt community provide a stimulating intellectual environment with unique resources that enable cutting edge basic and translational genomics research. These include: BioVU, Vanderbilt’s biobank linked to electronic health records (https://victr.vanderbilt.edu/pub/biovu/), the Undiagnosed Disease Network (http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=undiagnosed), and a leadership role in the Precision Medicine Initiative (http://goo.gl/X2Jd7h). Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., and should submit a single PDF containing a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a 3-page statement of current and future research interests, a brief statement of teaching/mentoring philosophy, and contact information for at least three references by email to vgi.recruitment@vanderbilt.edu. Application materials should be addressed to Dr. Nancy Cox, Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, 507 Light Hall, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232-0700. Consideration of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Vanderbilt is located in Nashville, TN. To learn more about our vibrant city, see: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/nashville/.

Application Materials Required:
Those requested in the position description.

Further Info:
https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/vgi/
email
6153431689
 
Nancy J. Cox, PhD
507 Light Hall
Nashville, TN 37232-0700

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