Minimum Qualifications: At least 2 years assistant professor experience; Must show strong publications; Track record of funding and research achievements
Job Standard / Operational Needs: We are seeking an internationally recognized expert in psychiatric genomics to fill a tenured Associate/Full Professor position as part of the New York State Empire Innovator Program (EIP). We will consider applications at the Assistant Professor level for exceptional junior investigators. The research of the ideal candidate should focus on studying neuropsychiatric disorders and neurodevelopment using cutting-edge methods in genomics. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, genetics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics, biomarkers, bioinformatics, computational genetics, and machine-learning. Candidates with experience developing and successfully disseminating intellectual property are particularly encouraged to apply. Significant current external research funding is required. Successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous and independently funded research program. SUNY Upstate offers a highly competitive hard-moneyed state-line salary, a generous startup package and access to a unique, integrated clinical-basic science research environment. Scientists at Upstate benefit from a new research building featuring 100,000 sq.ft laboratory space equipped with state of the art facilities.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.