Tenure Track Faculty (Open Rank)

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleTenure Track Faculty (Open Rank)Position NumberAppointment TypeTenured/Tenure TrackSalary RangeDepending on QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0003078Posting Open Date12/23/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date03/01/2020Position Summary

The Department of Genetics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invite applications for an Assistant/Associate level tenure track faculty position. The Department of Genetics (http://www.med.unc.edu/genetics) provides an outstanding environment for groundbreaking research, career development and interface with other units that perform basic, translational and clinical research. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, innovative and internationally recognized research program focused on human/mammalian genetics, genomics and/or computational biology. Priority will be given to candidates with analytical/computational programs; candidates who have additional, limited needs for experimental work will also be considered. Candidates with training in genomics, statistical genetics, computational biology, data science, or closely related are encouraged to apply. Candidates will be expected to engage in the training, mentorship and supervision of graduate students and postdocs, participate in teaching, and engage in collaborative research.

Educational Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree in Genetics, Biostatistics or other related field.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates should hold a PhD, MD or equivalent degree by the date of appointment. They should have a solid record of scholarly productivity, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, fellowship awards, and participation in national and international meetings. Evidence of excellence in teaching, and ability to obtain extramural grant funding, as well as strong oral and written communication skills. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to UNC-Chapel Hill’s commitment to diversity and excellence. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

All candidates must apply online and submit a cover letter, resume, brief (maximum of 1,500 words) statement of ongoing and planned research, concise statement of personal contribution to diversity (maximum one page in the “Other Document”) and names and contact information for four references. The Department of Genetics is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. For all new faculty recruitments and promotions of existing faculty, the department requests a Statement of Contribution to Diversity as a component of the application or dossier. The statement should include the applicant’s perspectives and personal/professional track record of engagement and activities related to diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as a vision of how their work at UNC will continue to support this mission. Examples include family, community, civic, religious, political, academic or work efforts that further the goals of equity and inclusion.

Quick Linkhttp://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/174353Department Contact Name and TitleSamantha Robinson, HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. List of References
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * What is your highest degree?
      • PhD
      • MD
      • PharmD
      • DDS
      • DVM
      • JD
      • MLS/MIS
      • Masters
      • Other




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