Faculty Position in Genetic Epidemiology/Statistical Genetics

The Biomedical Genetics Division at Boston University School of Medicine is inviting individuals with advanced training and experience in genetic epidemiology to apply for a faculty position at the assistant/associate professor level. The successful candidate will join a highly accomplished team of multidisciplinary researchers including several genetic epidemiologists and assume a leadership position on several projects including the national Alzheimer Disease Sequencing Project. The Division is particularly interested in persons capable of designing and executing analyses in large collaborative projects, and developing an independent research program in complex disorders and diseases of urban populations. Active participation in mentoring graduate students is also expected. The research environment is enhanced by state-of-the-art computing facilities (, the BU Molecular Genetics Core Facility directed by division faculty, excellent graduate training programs in molecular medicine and bioinformatics, strong epidemiology and statistical genetics programs in the School of Public Health, large andĀ  accessible patientĀ  populations, and numerous opportunitiesĀ  for collaborative clinical and basic research. Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and expertise.

Applicants should send a cover letter detailing experience and future interests, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation by e-mail to Dr. Lindsay Farrer (; phone: (617) 638-5393; fax: (617) 638-4275


Boston University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

October 15, 2015
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine