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Job ID: 207138

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Date Posted Mar. 13, 2023
University University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, WI, United States
Department School of Medicine & Public Health/Population Health Sciences
Application Deadline Apr. 6, 2023
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Health Sciences - General

The Department of Population Health Sciences in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health invites applications for a faculty position in the area of genetic/genomic epidemiology with a focus on social genomics. This position is the final of three hires in Social Genomics as part of the UW-Madison's interdisciplinary Cluster Hiring Initiative. Faculty in the Social Genomics cluster, along with additional UW-Madison researchers, form the Initiative in Social Genomics, one of the largest and most innovative groups of researchers pursuing topics in social genomics in the world.

Research responsibilities: Develop and maintain a vigorous, cutting-edge, highly visible, and interdisciplinary research program that specializes in integrating genomic epidemiologic methods within the social, behavioral, and/or health sciences. Research programs may include (but are not limited to) innovative uses of polygenic scores and gene-environment/behavioral interactions involved in health and disease.

Teaching responsibilities: teach one Population Health Sciences course per academic year.

Education requirements: PhD or other doctoral level degree in Epidemiology or a related discipline.

Required qualifications: Candidates must combine genetic/genomic epidemiology and social/behavioral health in their research. Relevant areas of methodologic expertise include, but are not limited to, polygenic scores and gene-environment/behavioral interactions involved in health and disease.

How to apply: Please apply here. Apply by April 6, 2023, to ensure full consideration. However, applications may be considered after this date until the position is filled.

Contact: Brittany Brown (Huser),, 608-265-2978

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Contact Information

  • Brittany Brown (Huser)
    School of Medicine & Public Health/Population Health Sciences
    University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Health Sciences Learning Cnt
    750 Highland Ave
    Madison, WI 53705
  • 608-265-2978


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