Tenure Track Faculty (Open Rank)

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Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Tenure Track Faculty (Open Rank)

Appointment Type:

Tenured/Tenure Track

Salary Range:

Depending on Qualifications


Full Time

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Open Until Filled:


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Position 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.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/15/2020
Application Due: 4/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time