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Oakland University faculty position in genetics and genomics

by Ed Hagen last modified Dec 31, 2012 03:22 PM expired
The Department of Biological Sciences at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to be filled by August 2013. We seek candidates whose research plans are focused on key questions of modern genetics and genomics. A Ph.D. and at least two years postdoctoral experience are required, as well as a strong research track record evidenced by publications. Lab space and competitive start up package will be provided. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program, to teach genetics effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to mentor graduate students (MS and Ph.D.).

The Department of Biological Sciences ( is a vibrant and growing research-oriented department with active graduate programs at the Master's and Ph.D. level. The department has faculty in a broad range of disciplines, and within the field of genetics faculty interests include functional genomics, developmental genetics, human genetics, and evolutionary biology. Oakland University is a state-supported institution of 20,000 students. It is located on a beautiful 1,600-acre campus in the heart of Oakland County, 25 miles north of Detroit.

Applications should be submitted by January 28, 2013. Applications are to be submitted online at and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed statement of research plans, a statement of teaching interests, three representative publications, and a list of three or more references. Questions should be addressed to Doug Wendell, Genetics Search Chair, Department of Biological Sciences (

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