Faculty, Genetics

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Macon, GA, Savannah, GA
Categories: Medical Faculty/Physicians

Position Title

Faculty, Genetics


Biomedical Sciences


School of Medicine

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Macon, GA or Savannah, GA

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Mercer University School of Medicine seeks creative and interactive scientists for a full-time tenure-track Faculty with expertise in genetics and/or genomics to join our faculty.  We are particularly interested in and encourage applications from investigators with a strong scientific record in experimental mammalian and eukaryotic genetics/genomics that will complement and expand our departmental existing strengths.  The candidate is expected to develop an independent, externally funded research program and to interact collaboratively with basic scientists and clinical faculty located on the Macon, Savannah, Columbus, and Atlanta campuses as well as training initiatives involving undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. Successful applicants will participate in MUSM's interdisciplinary patient-based learning curriculum for medical students.  Applications for consideration at the Associate Professor level must have a demonstrated track record of scholarly research including extramural, peer-reviewed funding and excellence in teaching.

The mission of Mercer University School of Medicine is to educate Georgia students who will become well-trained, compassionate healthcare professionals in Georgia and practice in rural or medically underserved areas of this state. Our goal is to provide rural and underserved Georgians access to care delivered with skill, compassion and the highest level of integrity. In addition to the M.D. program, Mercer University School of Medicine offers graduate degree programs in Pre-clinical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Marriage and Family Therapy. The full 4-year M.D. program is offered in the Macon and Savannah campuses and years 3 and 4 of the M.D. program are additionally offered in the Columbus Campus. Students have the opportunity to learn in institutions such as Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah; Columbus Regional Health and St. Francis Hospital, Columbus; Medical Center at Navicent Health and Coliseum Medical Center in Macon.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD., MD, or equivalent) from an accredited University/College and have at least three years of post-doctoral experience with a record of scholarly activity as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications. Mercer University recognizes the importance of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Research Interests, Statement of Teaching Interests, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered, applications must include (i) current curriculum vitae, listing publications and extramural funding history, (ii) cover letter, (iii) brief (2 pages max) statement of research interests, (iv) brief (2 pages max) statement of teaching interests, and (v) names and contact information for three professional references.

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