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Tenure-track Faculty - Epigenetics and Gene Regulation

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Position Description: 

The Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Epigenetics Working Group (EWG) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences are recruiting two highly motivated individuals for full-time, tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the broad area of epigenetics including, but not limited to chromatin biology, DNA methylation, regulatory RNA, or epigenomics/epitranscriptomics in development and/or disease.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. at the time of application and demonstrate a strong research record of scholarly achievements including excellent publications. Preference will be given to individuals who can bring skills or approaches complementary to current investigators in the EWG. Examples include, but are not limited to, unique experimental systems, animal models, or a strong background in combining computational methods and high-throughput sequencing to study the epigenetics of development and disease. The newly hired faculty members will be expected to join the EWG, supported by cutting-edge resources including bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, and imaging core facilities.

Candidates should have a strong record of mentoring appropriate to their career stage and will be expected to contribute to the overall mission of the EWG, the Department, the School, and the University of North Dakota. In addition to developing independently funded and internationally recognized research programs, the successful candidates will advise and interact with undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, participate in the service and teaching missions of the Department, School, and University, and actively collaborate with the EWG. For more information on research in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, please visit the department website: To find out more about the epigenetics group please visit our website:

The University of North Dakota is located in Grand Forks, a family-friendly community with excellent public schools and many cultural, recreational and sporting activities. Further information on UND and the local area can be found at

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Any questions regarding the positions can be directed to Dr. Roxanne Vaughan (


This post will be available until July 2, 2021 or until filled.

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