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[Computational-biology] Faculty Position in Biological Data Science

Ivan Erill via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by erill from umbc.edu)
Wed Oct 22 13:59:34 EST 2014

Apologies for cross-posting

The Department of Biological Sciences at UMBC invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor position in biological data science (i.e.
bioinformatics, computational, theoretical or quantitative biology)
specializing in computational neuroscience, metabolomics, metagenomics,
data visualization or evolutionary genomics. The successful applicant will
set up a computational laboratory and interact with faculty whose interests
span the range from genomics and molecular genetics to evolution and
behavior. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, post-doctoral
experience in big-data computational or theoretical biology and a strong
publication record, and are expected to establish a vigorous, externally
funded research program, supervise doctoral-level graduate students, and
teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research
statement, research plan, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy
and three letters of reference.  Application materials and letters of
reference should be submitted to apply.interfolio.com/25756 by November 15,

UMBC is a medium-sized research university in the Baltimore-Washington D.C.
area, whose combined excellence in research and outstanding educational
programs have earned recognition by US News and World Report as the "#1
Up-and-Coming National University” for five years running. For information
about the Department of Biological Sciences and its graduate programs,
visit http://www.umbc.edu/biosci/.

The University of Maryland Baltimore County is an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Affirmative Action. UMBC values gender, ethnic, and racial
diversity; women, members of ethnic minority groups, and individuals with
disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. UMBC is the recipient of an
NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the
participation of women in academic careers.



Ivan Erill
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

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