Assistant/Associate Professor (T/TE) – Division of Genetics, Genomics and Precision Medicine

Tucson, AZ
Jan 24, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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UAHS - Tucson


University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights:

The Division of Genetics, Genomics & Precision Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine is recruiting an early or mid-stage career physician scientist with a PhD or equivalent degree who have either established or show promise of establishing a research career which includes bioinformatics and human genetics in respiratory diseases and be eligible for a University of Arizona tenure or tenure eligible academic appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. A startup package, protected research time, and space will be provided.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establishment of an independent research program with extramural funding and publication of research in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Co-investigator in multi-center research studies, representing the UA site and being active in committees. Developing external collaborations to further research.
  • Participate in teaching genetics/ genomics in our graduate programs.
  • Mentor graduate students and fellows.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD or MD/PhD degree in Genomics/Molecular Medicine or relevant field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Background in human genetics and data analysis of large data sets, preferably in Respiratory Medicine.

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Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$123,000 - $150,000

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Karena Nespoli | [email protected]

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Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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