The Department of Psychology at Michigan State University is seeking an outstanding scientist for a tenure system appointment in behavioral and statistical genetics at the rank of assistant professor effective August 16, 2017. We seek a scientist with an interdisciplinary line of scholarship and expertise in computational/statistical genetics as it applies to studies of humans. We have a particular interest in scientists with training in twin methods and analyses as well as computational genomics. Candidates should exhibit a strong potential to secure extramural funding and be highly productive scholars and effective teachers for our undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates must complete an online application at https://jobs.msu.edu/ (posting #4191). Applications should include a CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and three representative reprints. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed to Cathy Garavaglia at: firstname.lastname@example.org (Attn: Behavioral Genetics Search). Consideration of applications will begin November 1st, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
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