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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 (http://www2.oakland.edu/biology/) 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 http://academicjobs.oakland.edu/postings/575 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 (wendell@oakland.edu).

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