The College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati is inviting applications to fill a faculty position in genetics/genomics. The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of investigators committed to advancing the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral disorders. The rank of the appointment (Assistant/Associate/Professor) is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience includes 125 full-time faculty members. Research in the Department is broadly focused, with major strengths in stress and anxiety, metabolic disease, substance use disorders, and mood disorders. In addition, the Department’s extensive clinical program includes numerous specialty clinics that are well-integrated into the clinical research mission. The Department’s ACGME-accredited residency programs include general psychiatry, as well as double and triple board programs combining psychiatric training with family medicine and pediatrics/child psychiatry. The Department also offers training in child, geriatric, forensic, and addiction subspecialties.
The College of Medicine supports innovative data scientists and a robust genome computing environment through the closely aligned Department of Biomedical Informatics. Other research cores are available to provide research support services.
We are seeking an outstanding collaborative and creative scientist with expertise in genetics and genomics to join our faculty. The successful applicant will have an interest in the application of statistical methods and computational tools to the analysis of human populations and patient samples. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong track record in behavioral health-related research.
Genetics psychiatry faculty at the College of Medicine will have extensive opportunities for collaborations within the University of Cincinnati. The successful candidate can anticipate outstanding salary and benefits, start-up funds, laboratory space and state of the art facilities. Relocation funding is available to candidates moving to the Cincinnati area.
A successful candidate appointed at the Assistant Professor level will be expected to establish extramural funding and have a record of scholarly activity.
A successful candidate appointed at the Associate Professor or Professor level should have a demonstrated track record of such sustained funding and publications.
All applicants must possess a PhD, MD/DO, or equivalent degree.
Significant research training in an appropriate field.
Outstanding record of research accomplishment.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
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As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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