Asst. Assoc. or Full Professor, Psychiatric/Behavioral Genetics
Virginia Commonwealth University - VCU
March 28, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor,Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics
Position Number: F55320
Deadline: Open until Filled
Type of Search: National
Description: The Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics (VIPBG), Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, invites applications for tenure-eligible faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. VIPBG is a highly collaborative interdisciplinary institute that brings together faculty from a diversity of backgrounds with complementary research programs aimed at understanding how genetic and environmental risk factors contribute to psychiatric and related behavioral outcomes (see www.vipbg.vcu.edu). The successful candidate will be expected to have an established research program, and to be an engaged collaborator at the Institute. Multiple positions available.
Qualifications: The applicant should have i) an MD or PhD or equivalent with advanced training in genetics, psychology, psychiatry, biostatistics, epidemiology or a related field; ii) a successful track record of publication; and iii) an interest in areas complementary to current VIPBG expertise, e.g., psychiatric genetics, genomics, neuroscience or development. Applicants with expertise in statistical genetics, molecular genetics or bioinformatics relevant to complex human disorders are especially encouraged to apply. The applicant should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commit to do so as a faculty member at VCU. The successful applicant should have developed a scholarly/research portfolio that complements the existing expertise in the Institute, along with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to rank. Joint appointments are possible with complementary departments. Start-up packages are available.
All submitted applications must include the following documents: letter of interest, summary of research interest and future plans, three references and CV. Only electronic applications/documents will be accepted.