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Emory University Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Human Genetics

Department of Human Genetics (DOHG) at Emory University School of Medicine is inviting the applications for the open tenure-track faculty position at Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on experience. We are seeking outstanding, interactive, and creative scientists in genetics and genomics to join our faculty. We are particularly interested in the candidates with a strong track record in disease-driven research. DOHG will offer competitive salary, benefits and start-up funds, laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art core facilities and extensive opportunities for collaboration both within Emory and with neighboring institutions, including CDC and GA Tech. Atlanta’s lush tree canopy and mild winters make for a pleasing environment. Currently DOHG has 52 full-time faculty members and total extramural funding exceeding $15 million per year. The majority of the research in the Department focuses directly on human genetic disease and has major strengths in neurogenetics, metabolic disease, and translational research. The DOHG has a vibrant clinical program including numerous weekly general and specialized clinics and an in-patient consultation service. Within the DOHG is Emory Genetic Laboratories, one of the largest academic genetic testing labs in the world. The Department has an ACGME-accredited clinical genetics residency program and offers training in all ABMGG laboratory subspecialties as well as a genetic counseling training program. The unique combination of a well-established basic research faculty along with the comprehensive clinical genetics division, places the DOHG at the forefront of contemporary translational research, and predictive and precision medicine. Minimum qualifications include a PhD, MD or both with significant research training in an appropriate field, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding record of research accomplishments. A demonstrated ability to secure external research funding and publication in top peer-reviewed journals is expected. Interested candidates should send a Cover Letter, Curriculum vitae, Statement of research accomplishments and goals (2 pages), and names of 3 potential references by email to Faculty Search Committee, Care of Christi Bell (, Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, 615 Michael St., Suite 301, Atlanta, GA 30322. Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran Employer.

Macrogen Computations Scientist Level 1

Job Location: 1330 Piccard Dr., Rockville, MD 20850 Job information: Full time (initial contract is 1 year as a probation period and extensions are available based on performance) Open Period: open until filled Job Description Macrogen Clinical Laboratory (MCL) in Rockville, MD is seeking a Computational Scientist to work on a project for an integration of Whole Genome Sequencing data from various platforms including HiSeq2000/2500 and HiSeqX instruments. Main role of the successful candidate will be supporting computational analysis of high throughput NGS (DNA/RNA) data by algorithm implementation as well as bioinformatics programming. Software engineering expertise such as Java, Python, or Perl programming and proficiency in Linux environment are required. Grid/cloud computing familiarity and database experience are desirable. Requirements - MS in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics or any relevant area/ BS in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics or any relevant area with 2-3 years of experience using Next Generation Sequencing data - Strong data analysis experience using Python/Perl/Java and R - Strong Linux bash scripting experience - Experience in high throughput data analysis using DNA/RNA data - Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills About our organization Macrogen Clinical Laboratory provides CLIA-licensed and distinguished quality genomic technology services (NGS, capillary sequencing and bioinformatics) to researchers in academic and clinical settings. We are located in biomedical community in Rockville, MD (HQ), as well as in Boston and New York. MCL has highly trained experts in cutting-edge NGS instrument systems such as the Illumina’s latest HiSeq X/HiSeq 2500 and Life Technologies’s Ion PGM/Proton instruments. Macrogen Inc., our parent company, has been providing genome research solutions to over 16 countries in Asia and Europe since 1997. Website: / Please send CV and a Cover letter to with title [Application-Bioinformatics].