Public Health Laboratory Science Faculty Search
The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health seeks faculty members to join in the expansion of vibrant, interdisciplinary research and training programs in the laboratory sciences. We have three tenure-track or tenured faculty positions open at the associate or full professor levels and we seek applicants in areas of public health laboratory sciences including nutrition sciences, molecular and system physiology, epidemiology, health informatics, toxicology and exposure sciences, immunology and infectious diseases, genetics and genomics, microbiology, virology, epigenetics, engineering and systems biology. Faculty members will be expected to engage in teaching, mentoring and service and to establish extramurally funded and internationally recognized research programs.
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD, MD, ScD or equivalent in a health sciences related discipline and a demonstrated track record of scholarly publications and extramural funding.
Successful candidates will be appointed in one of six academic departments within the School (Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Global Health, Health Policy and Management, or Prevention and Community Health). Appointment and rank will be commensurate with experience.
The School of Public Health has laboratory facilities in a brand new state of the art Science and Engineering Hall located in the heart of the GW Foggy Bottom campus (see below).
In addition to the expansive laboratory space on campus, many opportunities exist to establish partnerships with university-wide laboratory science initiatives in areas such as computational biology and genomics and with research centers of excellence at GW and in the Washington DC area, including GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus, the GW Computational Biology Institute, Children’s National Medical Center, the National Institute of Science and Technology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Research Campus, INOVA hospital system, the Sabin Institute, Naval Research Laboratory, the Smithsonian, and the National Institutes of Health intramural research programs.
Application Procedure: Applicants should apply at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/38812, and upload a cover letter discussing specific qualifications and research interests, and a current curriculum vitae.
Review of applications will begin on December 19, 2016 and will continue until positions are filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
For further information about the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, please see publichealth.gwu.edu. For questions relating to this opportunity, please contact Milken Institute School of Public Health Office of Faculty Affairs at email@example.com.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.