Assistant Professor - AZ or IL - Genetics/Genomics
Location: Glendale, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
The Precision Medicine Program at Midwestern University’s Glendale, Arizona and Downers Grove, Illinois campuses invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, available in the 2022/2023 academic year. This 12-month position in the College of Graduate Studies is supported by a competitive salary and benefits package, and is fully funded by the institution. Applicants must have earned a PhD or equivalent degree with at least two years of postdoctoral experience and a strong commitment to excellence in the teaching of future healthcare professionals. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
We are seeking outstanding individuals dedicated to effective teaching and research in order to prepare our graduates to be leaders capable of providing the most advanced precision medical care to patients. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong and current genetics/genomics background. Bioinformatics skills are a plus. Previous experience with online teaching is desirable but not required. The ideal candidate would also have significant research experience in a relevant area such as genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, pharmacogenomics, proteomics, metabolomics, biomarker discovery, or microbiome studies, with the intention to address important biological problems.
This position involves a significant amount of teaching with highly motivated professional students, but also offers the opportunity to develop a strong research program and to engage in other scholarly activities. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an independent research program with the potential for attracting extramural funding. Midwestern University has an active research community with diverse interests that provide ample opportunity for collaborative research. A start-up package, office and research space, core facilities, and technical support will be provided.
This position is available on either our Downers Grove, Illinois campus (near Chicago) or on our Glendale, Arizona campus (near Phoenix), at the preference of the applicant.
Qualified and interested applicants should apply online at www.midwestern.edu. The following application materials must be submitted in PDF format: 1. Cover letter of application 2. Curriculum vitae 3. Statement of teaching philosophy 4. Statement of research interests, including a description of future research plans 5. Contact information for three references
The search committee will begin the review of applications on March 15th, 2022 and will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. Additional inquiries may be directed to Garilyn Jentarra, Ph.D., Program Director, Precision Medicine Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education for students in the health sciences. Please visit our website at www.midwestern.edu for more information about our campus and programs.
Healthcare education is what we do. We're an established leader with an exciting vision for the future. Midwestern University offers programs that give you solid footing in the sciences, extensive hands-on experience in outstanding clinical rotations, and a compassionate perspective toward your patients.
You'll learn side-by-side with students in other health professions, modeling the team approach to 21st century healthcare practice. And you'll learn from faculty mentors who are dedicated to preparing their future colleagues for the realities of patient care. Our graduates are found in leading hospitals, private practices, laboratories, pharmacies, and healthcare facilities across the United States.