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Florida Atlantic University Assistant/Associate/Professor of Biomedical Science - Genomics, Biomedical Science, Precision Medicine and Health Equity Interdisciplinary Initiative in Boca Raton, Florida

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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University, the highest ranked public university for diversity in the state, seeks highly qualified applicants for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions at any rank to participate in a new, interdisciplinary initiative in Genomics, Biomedical Science, Precision Medicine, and Health Equity. This initiative is housed within the Schmidt College of Medicine and is partially funded from the University’s State Excellence program. We are actively seeking applicants interested in joining our group and collaborating on innovative projects lying at the intersection of discovery research, genomic medicine, value-based care, and health equity research.

Successful candidates will be provided protected time for development and maintenance of a nationally competitive research program. These positions will be expected to acquire or sustain robust extramural research funding; teach within the appropriate academic unit; mentor clinical and graduate students; promote interdisciplinary collaborations; and expand on our growing expertise in precision medicine and/or health equity. These positions will fall under the Schmidt College of Medicine with primary appointments in the Department of Biomedical Science. As appropriate, physician scientists will have the opportunity for joint appointment in the Department of Integrated Medical Science within the Schmidt College of Medicine.

The Schmidt College of Medicine seeks to become a national partner in the creation and dissemination of health knowledge that promotes diversity and inclusion by recognizing different perspectives, talents, and life experiences. Applications from candidates who would further diversify the faculty are highly encouraged and warmly welcomed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate from an accredited institution in Biomedical Science or Genomics (or related discipline); a strong track record of publications; and an appreciation for broadly engaged, collaborative team science required at time of application.Candidates demonstrating a strong record of extramural funding are preferred. Prior work experiences in capturing human genetic variation, performing functional assessment, or developing medical applications thereof are highly desirable. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.


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College of Medicine


Boca Raton

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice. All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents. The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following:a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of research, teaching, service to the profession, and/or clinical service, a minimum of three letters of reference/recommendation, and a copy of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.Confidential letters of recommendation may be emailed to: Sara Greene, Coordinator for the Department of Biomedical Science - greenes@health.fau.eduPLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts. Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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