Faculty Position - Assistant Professor of Genetics

New Haven, Connecticut
Sep 28, 2020
Oct 28, 2020
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching, Research

Faculty Position
Assistant Professor of Genetics
Yale University School of Medicine

The Department of Genetics seeks a board eligible/certified Clinical Geneticist to join its faculty at the level of Assistant Professor. The faculty appointee will provide outpatient and inpatient diagnosis and management as part of a clinical group that includes other faculty, nurses, genetic counselors, and a dietitian. Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital together form a major academic medical center located in southern New England, which has exciting and active basic research and clinical research programs. Yale Center of Genome Analyses is one of the largest genome centers in the world and offers cutting edge genome sequencing technologies. Our state-of-the-art DNA Diagnostic and Cytogenetics Laboratory offer clinical whole genome and whole exome sequencing as well as genomic copy number analysis on site. We are also in the process of re-opening the Biochemical Genetics laboratory on site. The appointee will participate in the teaching of trainees and have opportunities for collaborative or independent research. The appointee will also be involved in new University-wide initiatives involving personalized medicine across different departments. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and a concise statement of clinical and research interests. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

It is expected that the successful applicant will actively contribute to our core values of diversity, innovation and excellence in clinical genetics, and that their clinical and research interests reflects this.

Complete applications and letters of references should be uploaded through Yale’s Interfolio application website https://apply.interfolio.com/79090.

Applicants will also be required to answer a set of questions in Interfolio pertaining to diversity and inclusion. Please email yong-hui.jiang@yale.edu for any questions about this posting.

About Us:
Members of the Department of Genetics conduct basic, clinical and translational research using genetics and genomics of model organisms (yeast, fruit fly, worm, zebrafish, mouse) and humans to understand fundamental mechanisms of biology and disease. Areas of active investigation include genetic and epigenetic regulation of development and disease, molecular genetics, stem cells and other dynamic cellular systems, regulation of gene expression, computational biology and human genomics. Please see https://medicine.yale.edu/genetics for more information.

The Department of Genetics also provides clinical care in Medical Genetics in the Yale New Haven Health System. Clinical genetics services include inpatient consultation and care, general, subspecialty, and prenatal genetics clinics, and clinical laboratories for cytogenetics, DNA diagnostics, and biochemical diagnostics. The Department sponsors a Medical Genetics Residency program leading to certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics. Admission to the Genetics Residency is directly through the Department.

The Department of Genetics believes that outstanding science is driven by diversity. We strive to create an inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students whose voices and contributions are valued and respected, and who better represent the communities we serve. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical ability and ethnicity. Diversity is our commitment and our passion; we invite you to be part of it. Please refer to the official Yale University statement on diversity and inclusion accessible here: https://your.yale.edu/community/diversity-inclusion

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.