[Arabidopsis] UNC Assistant Professor Position

Copenhaver, Gregory P (Biology) via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by GCopenhaver from bio.unc.edu)
Mon Oct 6 12:26:36 EST 2008


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY OR BIOINFORMATICS

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL

The Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill invites

applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Quantitative
Biology or

Bioinformatics. We seek a researcher who is applying quantitative and/or
computational

methods to the study of molecular, cellular or developmental systems.
Examples of

appropriate specializations include, but are not limited to, the study
of physical processes

within the cell, developmental processes unfolding at multiple scales,
and the use of

genomic data to study the biology of microbial communities. Research may
or may not

be purely computational. The successful candidate will contribute to a
new initiative in

Quantitative Biology and be affiliated with the NIH-funded graduate
Curriculum in

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (http://bcb.unc.edu).

To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements,
and optionally one

additional supporting document online at http://hr.unc.edu/jobseekers
(recruitment ID

1001095). At least four letters of reference are required. Electronic
copies should be sent

to cpasternak from bio.unc.edu and signed hardcopies to: Quantitative Biology
Search

Committee, Campus Box 3280, Department of Biology, University of North
Carolina,

Chapel Hill, NC 27599. Review of applications will begin November 19,
2008. The

position will be effective on or after July 1, 2009 and will remain open
until filled. The

successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Biology, Applied Math,
Computer Science, or

related field by the effective date. The University of North Carolina is
an equal

opportunity employer. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Todd Vision
(tjv from bio.unc.edu;

919-843-4507) or Dr. Jason Lieb (jlieb from bio.unc.edu; 919-843-3228).

The Department of Biology (http://www.bio.unc.edu) consists of over 40
faculty engaged

in basic research in the life sciences. The Carolina Center for Genome
Sciences

(http://genomics.unc.edu/) co-ordinates genomics research, training and
outreach across

campus, and a new Genome Sciences Building is currently under
construction to house

and foster collaboration between experimental, computational, and
theoretical scientists.

UNC faculty, postdocs and graduate students routinely interact with
colleagues at nearby

Duke and North Carolina State Universities, as well as other
institutions in Research

Triangle Park. The quality of life in North Carolina's Triangle area is
consistently rated

among the highest in the nation.

 

 



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