The Non-Tenure Track Research Assistant Professor or Postdoctoral Fellow will work with a team of interdisciplinary faculty to secure research funding in the field of public health genomics. The broad aim for these research collaborations is to envision and test approaches to integrate genomic discoveries into public health practice in ways that improve health and address health disparities. Responsibilities for this position include playing a facilitative role in: developing and implementing pilot studies, analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, writing manuscripts and grant proposals. Research interest and training in public health applications of genomics is essential. Applicants should have peer-reviewed publications on related topics, a master’s degree in genetic counseling, a doctorate in a related field, and be certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
Applicants should send a: (1) letter indicating their interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) a first-authored manuscript to Dr. Colleen McBride. Applications should indicate which position is being sought. Emailed applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org; mailed applications should be sent to Dr. Colleen McBride, Grace Crum Rollins Professor and Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 548, Atlanta GA, 30322. Additionally, applicants must apply online via Emory's HR web site (NTT Assistant Professor or Postdoctoral Fellow). Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be considered confidential and references will not be contacted without permission. Emory University is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Dept of Behavioral Sciences & Health Education
RSPH currently employs over 190 full -time faculty members and enrolls over 1200 full- and part-time graduate students in its MPH, MSPH and doctoral programs. The School is located on the Emory University campus, adjacent to the CDC, Emory’s Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and a number of laboratory and clinical facilities. Emory is a major research university and member of the AAU; its endowment... is among the largest of US universities. The university enrolls over 14,000 students, approximately half in undergraduate programs and half in graduate and professional programs, taught by 3,000 faculty.