Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University Medical Center ( http://mgm.duke.edu/ ). We are seeking individuals that employ genetics to investigate important biological problems. There are no restrictions concerning the research area or the model organism used. Nonetheless, individuals working in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: 1) the genetic basis for behavior and disease in Drosophila, Caenorhabditis or mammalian models, 2) functional studies of non-coding RNAs, and 3) genetic analysis of genome stability in multi-cellular organisms.
The individual hired is expected to develop a strong, independent research program that will complement existing areas of expertise within the Department. Research strengths within the Department include RNA biology, DNA repair and recombination, microbial pathogenesis (viral, bacterial and fungal), and human/mammalian genetics.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a description of research accomplishments and plans for future research (please limit to three pages), and reprints of three representative publications. Interested applicants should submit application materials (cover letter, CV, statement of research accomplishments/interests and at least three references) for this job
posting on AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1676. Applications should be received by November 15, 2012.
Further inquiries may be directed to Rachel Mullis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for receipt of applications is November 15, 2012.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Duke University is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.