The Department of Genetics in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey invites applications for an outstanding tenure-track Assistant Professor in Genetics. We seek a researcher who seeks to understand how genetic and epigenetic variation affects metabolic pathways and how metabolic feedback can alter genomic function. Applicants who apply these approaches to cancer are especially encouraged to apply. Outstanding researchers in other areas that complement and/or expand our existing strengths will also be considered.
New faculty may leverage partnerships between the Department of Genetics and areas of existing strength at Rutgers, including the Cancer Metabolism and Immunology Research Program at the NIH-designated Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, other metabolomics and metabolism labs in the Department of Life Sciences, the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, the Institute for Food Nutrition, and Health, and the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Outstanding candidates will have a Ph.D. in genetics or a closely related field and/or M.D., a demonstrated record of significant research, and the potential to make substantial contributions as an independent investigator.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate students in cancer, genetics, informatics, or metabolism.
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