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CAREER OPENING: Assistant/Associate Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases

Monday, April 06, 2015  
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Assistant/ Associate Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases

Organization: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Date Posted: 4/6/2015
Date Needed: 6/1/2015
Country: United States
Primary Category: Faculty
Type of Position: Full-Time

Description & Details
Assistant/Associate Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases
Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases
John B. Little Center for Radiation Sciences

The Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases (GCD) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the level of assistant/associate professor and to be members of the John B. Little Center for Radiation Sciences (JBLC). Successful applicants must have a PhD and/or MD, or equivalent graduate degree, and research experience. We are specifically seeking candidates to complement the existing research and training goals of GCD and the JBLC within the context of radiation. Research areas include the following: signal transduction related to energy and nutrient sensing pathways, regulation of metabolic homeostasis, inflammatory and stress response pathways related to chronic metabolic diseases and aging, cancer metabolism, epigenetic regulation of metabolism, other adaptive mechanisms related to molecular, cellular or organelle damage and stress.

The candidate should possess the ability to work collaboratively with other scientists within GCD, and should espouse the scholarly qualities required to mentor PhD students in the Biological Sciences in Public Health (BPH) program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will be a faculty member of the John B. Little Center for Radiation Sciences and engage in collaborative research within the department of Genetics and Complex Diseases. Generous start-up packages and state-of-the-art research facilities are available.

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. Harvard University is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Information on resources for career development and work/life balance can be found at: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/women-in-public-health/worklife-resources/

Please upload a letter of application, including a statement of current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, sample publications, and the names of four references here: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/6033

Review of applicants will commence on June 1, 2015.

How to Apply / Contact
For questions or support with submitting your application, please contact:
Angela Epshtein, Director of Administration
Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Email: aepshtei@hsph.harvard.edu

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