Yale Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Health, and Disease

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Monday, 15 November 2021


The Department of Genetics is looking to appoint a tenure track faculty position for an outstanding investigator who will actively contribute to our core values of diversity, innovation and excellence. This search is specifically targeted to research in the area of cutting edge genomic technologies. The successful applicant will join a vibrant community of exceptional scientists who recognize the fundamental importance of diversity as a key driver of innovation and discovery in science. Applications from investigators, particularly those from diverse backgrounds under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.
About you:
In addition to a highly innovative and impactful research program, the successful applicant will i) bring a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion in academic science ii) embrace the fundamental importance of mentoring in enriching the scientific growth and professional development of trainees. The successful applicant will thrive in the scientific, cultural and intellectual diversity that fosters a strong sense of collegiality and community in the Department of Genetics at Yale. 
The Department of Genetics is dedicated to providing an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity. Diversity is our commitment and our passion; we invite you to be part of it. Please refer to the official Yale University statement on diversity and inclusion, accessible here: https://medicine.yale.edu/education/admissions/equal/

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree.

Application Instructions

Applicants interested in this position must apply via the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/92960
Applications should contain a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a description of previous research (1 page), a concise statement of research plans (up to 2 pages), reprints of 2 publications, and 3 confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants will also be required to answer a series of questions regarding plans to foster a culture diversity and inclusion in the Department. This is an important component of the application and applicants should not substitute this section with their own diversity statement. 
Applications should be submitted by November 15th, 2021, though late applications may be considered under special circumstances. Specific inquiries about the position may be sent to the attention of Dr. Antonio Giraldez, Chair of the Department of Genetics, at genetics.admin@yale.edu.
Interviews will take place as part of a multidisciplinary symposium including candidates for different searches. We are planning for an in-person symposium so please reserve the dates of Jan 17-18, 2022, Jan 25-26, 2022, and Feb 1-2, 2022 (snow date) as potential dates for the symposium in case you are selected for an interview.