Published: July 31, 2017
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The Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for two tenure track Assistant Professorships with an academic appointment in one of the following departments:

  1. Psychology and Neuroscience
  2. Integrative Physiology
  3. Computer Science
  4. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  5. Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology.

We anticipate that the appointments will begin August 2018. The Institute seeks to build on its strengths in human behavioral, quantitative, and statistical genetics.

Successful candidates may include, but are not limited to, individuals whose research on human genetics utilizes whole-genome data in one or more of the following sub-disciplines: statistical genetics; behavioral/psychiatric genetics; genetic epidemiology; population genetics; computational biology. Appointees will participate in the research and teaching missions of both the Institute and their academic department.

Minimum requirements are a PhD, MD, or equivalent terminal degree. Applicants should submit a Cover Letter, CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, 3 to 5 sample research papers, and names and contact information for 3 professional references. Application materials are accepted electronically at, (job posting number 10476). Application review will begin October 15, 2017, and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Please direct questions to Dr. Matthew Keller at

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals of diverse sexual orientations, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: . The University of Colorado conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.