GENETICS and GENOMICS PSYCHIATRY FACULTY POSITION
Open Rank (Inst/Assist/Assoc/Prof) Commensurate with Experience
DEPARTMENT of PSYCHIATRY and BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI
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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine is inviting applications for an open tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on experience. We are seeking an outstanding, interactive, and creative scientist in genetics and genomics to join our faculty. Areas of interest for the current search include the recruitment of scientists interested in the development of statistical methods or computational tools for the analysis of high-throughput genomic data, and in applying these methods to human populations and patient samples to further our understanding of human neuropsychiatric disease. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong track record in mental health-related research. Competitive applicants will have extramural funding as well as a history of productive collaborations. The Department of Psychiatry will offer competitive salary, benefits and start-up funds, laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art core facilities and extensive opportunities for collaborations within the University of Cincinnati.
Currently the Department of Psychiatry has 125 full-time faculty members. Research in the Department is broadly focused, and has major strengths in stress, metabolic disease, substance use disorders, and mood disorders. The Department of Psychiatry has an extensive clinical program, including numerous specialty clinics that are well-integrated with the clinical research mission. The Department has several ACGME-accredited residency programs, including general psychiatry, as well as double and triple board programs integrating pediatrics and family medicine. The Department also offers training in child, forensic, and substance subspecialties. The College of Medicine supports innovative data scientists and a robust genome computing environment through the closely aligned Department of Biomedical Informatics. The unique combination of a well-established basic research faculty along with the comprehensive clinical research division highlights the dynamic, translational environment in the UC Department of Psychiatry.
Minimum qualifications include a PhD, MD or both with significant research training in an appropriate field, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding record of research accomplishments. A demonstrated ability to secure external research funding and publication in top peer-reviewed journals is expected.
The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ M/F/Vet/Disabled.