The University of Washington (UW) School of Public Health is one of the nation’s leading Schools of Public Health. It is based at a top public university with an extraordinary breadth of sister colleges and schools, including five other health sciences schools, and schools of law, business, engineering, arts and sciences, environment, built environments, public affairs, and others. The UW School of Public Health has identified strategic opportunities for leadership in research and educational programs focused on some of the most profound challenges facing public health in the coming decades. One of those areas is Public Health Genomics, and in particular Genetic Epidemiology.The School of Public Health at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time (100% FTE) faculty position in Genetic Epidemiology. Duties include methodological and substantive research as well as teaching in genetic epidemiology within the appointing department, the Institute for Public Health Genetics, and collaborating programs at the University of Washington. The position may be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level (12-month service period) depending on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The appointee will be associated with the interdisciplinary program in Public Health Genetics and will join one of the departments in the school: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Global Health. Collaborations with the Department of Genome Sciences and the Division of Medical Genetics in the School of Medicine will be encouraged.Doctoral degree required in a field relevant to genetic epidemiology. The successful candidate will have a strong publication record in genetic epidemiology and success in attracting external funding. Evidence of teaching genetic epidemiology and for academic leadership is desirable.More information about this outstanding opportunity can be found at the UW Genetic Epidemiology Search website http://sph.washington.edu/fachires/genomics.asp.For information about the School of Public Health, please visit http://www.sph.washington.edu. For information about the position please email email@example.com.The UW School of Public Health is committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity as essential to our mission. For more information please see the following website: http://www.washington.edu/diversity/.
To apply, submit a letter of interest that identifies your relevant teaching, research and leadership experience, and describes your interests, experience and vision related to this area; curriculum vitae; commitment to diversity; and the names of four references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin December 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.