Research Associate

Boston, Massachusetts
Jan 29, 2019
Feb 28, 2019
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent, Research

The Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level in the area of quantitative genomics and/or psychiatric genetics to enhance the recently formed Neuropsychiatric Genetics Program (NGP) in the Tommy Fuss Center for Neuropsychiatric Disease Research at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Applicants must possess a PhD and have at least four years postdoctoral experience or the equivalent.  Candidates pursuing research relevant to the genetic underpinnings of mental illness in multiplex extended pedigrees will be considered for the position.  Additional interests in developing genetically informed blood-based biomarkers of affective and psychotic disorders or computational Bayesian modeling of complex behavioral or biological data is welcome.  The successful candidate must be poised to build an independent, extramurally funded research program and have a strong track record of scientific excellence, creativity, and initiative. The investigator will hold both Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School faculty appointments. Interested applicants should submit their CV and brief description of their research interests and future directions to David Glahn, PhD, Director, Tommy Fuss Center for Neuropsychiatric Disease Research, Boston Children's Hospital, at

Boston Children’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.