Assistant/Associate Professor, Public Health Genetics
University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Academic / Research
College / University
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 22000040
Assistant/Associate Professor, Public Health Genetics:
The Department of Human Genetics in the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health seeks an individual at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the appointment stream. This full-time position will contribute to the educational mission of the department by teaching and mentoring students in the MPH Public Health Genetics program and other programs as well as serving in program leadership and administration for the Public Health Genetics program. The department offers the MPH in Public Health Genetics, MS in Genetic Counseling, MS in Genome Bioinformatics, and MS and PhD in Human Genetics. Candidates may focus primarily on the educational mission of the department or may have substantial interest in teaching, public health practice and research.
Candidates must possess a doctoral-level degree in a relevant field and must have a substantial interest in pedagogy and educational program development, demonstrated skills in public health, and a commitment to the school's values of respectful dialogue, cultural humility, and promotion of health equity. Additional desirable qualifications include an interest in human genetics, public policy, advocacy, and community engagement. Appointment at the level of Associate Professor requires at least six years of experience post-doctorate and significant documented pedagogical, public health practice, and/or research accomplishment. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s background/experience.
Position may start any time after August 1, 2022.
Please apply for this position through requisition #22000040 at join.pitt.edu. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, a sample of recent teaching evaluations if available, a curriculum vita, and a diversity statement. Candidates should also arrange for three reference letters to be submitted, of which at least one letter should emphasize on the candidate’s teaching credentials. All reference letters will be collected by the department independently. Please note: For appointment at the Associate level, at least three additional letters will be requested from referees identified independently of those provided by the candidate.
Review of applications will commence upon receipt of all materials and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
About University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health
The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Department of Human Genetics is dedicated to graduate training in human genetics research (including molecular, statistical, and bioinformatics research), public health genetics, and genetic counseling.
The mission of the department is to
embrace the role of genetic, environmental, and behavioral diversity within human populations
discover new knowledge about the genetic and non-genetic determinants of human health and disease through basic and applied research
educate students, trainees, health professionals, and the public in that knowledge
apply that knowledge to improve the health of patients, families, and populations