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Center for Genomic Epidemiology (CGE) is recruiting an Assistant or Associate Professor in the tenure stream.

The Center for Genomic Epidemiology (CGE), Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, is recruiting an Assistant or Associate Professor in the tenure stream.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to ongoing CGE research efforts and eventually form independent research focused on topics that are relevant to CGE research. A major focus of CGE is using genomics to understand transmission and evolution of bacteria (e.g., multidrug-resistant gram negative bacteria, MRSA, VRE) and respiratory viruses (e.g., SARS-CoV-2 and influenza), both in healthcare and the community. Desirable skills include extensive experience in a variety of next generation sequencing (NGS) platforms, detailed analysis of NGS data, and combining sequence data with electronic health record/epidemiologic data to make inferences about pathogen transmission. There are ample opportunities for collaboration across the University and for a joint academic appointment in the Graduate School of Public Health.

Interested candidates should have an MD or PhD in Epidemiology, Virology, Public Health or related fields and send a CV and cover letter outlining research interests and interest in the position to Lorraine Pollini at and apply at keyword 22003965.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.

Early career faculty
University of Pittsburgh
United States
Closing date
August 7th, 2022
Posted on
July 7th, 2022 17:42
Last updated
July 18th, 2022 22:49