University of Minnesota - 15th Ave Assistant Professor - Tenure Track in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job ID350830 LocationTwin Cities Job FamilyAcademic Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code9403 Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp About the Job An Assistant Professor on the tenure track is sought within the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research in the Department of Pediatrics. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Childhood Cancer Genomics Group led by members of the Division to make use of the group's extensive and growing collection of germline and somatic genetic data for childhood cancer. This position will participate in research and educational activities and assist with training postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. Qualifications Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Epidemiology with documented experience in conducting classical and genetic epidemiologic studies; additionally, candidates must have knowledge of and a track record of publication in childhood cancer research. Specifically the candidate should have a demonstrable track record in the epidemiology of childhood central nervous system tumors and the epidemiology of sex differences in childhood cancer risk and outcome. About the Department The Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research provides a rich and cooperative environment for cutting edge research on childhood cancer epidemiology and genomics. Benefits Working at the University At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts University HSA contributions Disability and employer-paid life insurance Employee wellbeing program Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Financial counseling services Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost Please visit the for more information regarding benefits. How To Apply Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. This position will remain open until filled. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail email@example.com or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647). Diversity Employment Requirements Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment. About the U of M The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC) The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations. The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic missi n. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.