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Associate or Full Professor, Public Health Laboratory Sciences, Director of BSL III Lab

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should apply online and upload a cover letter discussing specific qualifications and research interests, and a current curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. For further information about the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, please see publichealth.gwu.edu. For questions relating to this opportunity, please contact Milken Institute School of Public Health Office of Faculty Affairs at sphfacaffairs@gwu.edu.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001259
Academic Title: Associate or Full Professor, Public Health Laboratory Sciences, Director of BSL III Lab
Rank: Professor, Associate Professor
Administrative Title: Director, BSL III Laboratory
Discipline Public Health
Specialty:
Contract Type: With Tenure, Tenure Track
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2018
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health seeks a faculty member to join in the expansion of vibrant, interdisciplinary research and training programs in the laboratory sciences. We have a tenure-track or tenured faculty position open at the associate or full professor level.

The School of Public Health has laboratory facilities in a brand new state of the art Science and Engineering Hall located in the heart of the GW Foggy Bottom campus (see https://seh.gwu.edu/about-science-and-engineering-hall). The facilities include a fully certified BSL III laboratory.

In addition to the expansive laboratory space on campus, many opportunities exist to establish partnerships with university-wide laboratory science initiatives in areas such as computational biology and genomics and with research centers of excellence at GW and in the Washington DC area, including GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus, the GW Computational Biology Institute, Children’s National Medical Center, the National Institute of Science and Technology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Research Campus, INOVA hospital system, the Sabin Institute, Naval Research Laboratory, the Smithsonian, and the National Institutes of Health intramural research programs.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

We are seeking a faculty member who will serve as the BSL III Laboratory Director. The faculty member will be expected to engage in teaching, mentoring, and service; to have extramurally funded research; to lead investigations in a (BSL III) laboratory and to grow the research profile of this laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a PhD, MD, ScD, DrPH, or equivalent in a health sciences related discipline and a demonstrated track record of scholarly publications, extramural funding, and teaching and mentoring. We seek a faculty member with demonstrated experience specific to the public health laboratory sciences, including nutrition sciences, molecular biology, epidemiology, toxicology and exposure sciences, immunology and infectious diseases, microbiology, virology, and epigenetics. Investigative experience in conducting and managing investigations specific to agents requiring a Biological Safety Level III laboratory is required.

Advertised Salary:
Other Benefits:
Other Information:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should apply online and upload a cover letter discussing specific qualifications and research interests, and a current curriculum vitae.

Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

For further information about the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, please see publichealth.gwu.edu. For questions relating to this opportunity, please contact Milken Institute School of Public Health Office of Faculty Affairs at sphfacaffairs@gwu.edu.

Department Link:
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/48237

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD, MD, ScD, DrPH, or equivalent in a health sciences related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a demonstrated track record of scholarly publications?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a demonstrated track record of extramural funding?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a demonstrated track record of teaching and mentoring?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * If selected, would you be eligible for appointment in one of four academic departments within the School (Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, or Global Health)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated experience specific to the public health laboratory sciences, including nutrition sciences, molecular biology, epidemiology, toxicology and exposure sciences, immunology and infectious diseases, microbiology, virology, and epigenetics?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have Investigative experience in conducting and managing investigations specific to agents requiring a Biological Safety Level III laboratory?
    • Yes
    • No