Assistant Professor in Genetics of Addiction - Tenure Track

Assistant Professor in Genetics of Addiction - Tenure Track

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Mar 21, 2022
Deadline: Mar 21, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of psychiatry with a focus in genetic computational analysis of large datasets, particularly electronic health records with corresponding genetic data. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include lectures on genetics in the addiction course for undergraduates, seminars in this area for graduate students, and supervising postdoctoral fellows.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing the candidate's own research program in the genetic analysis of substance use disorders. Experience in genome-wide association analysis of multi-ancestry datasets, phenome-wide analysis, mendelian randomization, and computational techniques is required. The candidate should have a record of publication and extramural funding demonstrating their ability to lead an independent research program.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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