The Bioinformatics Research Center (BRC) at North Carolina State University in partnership with the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program invites applications for two tenure track faculty in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, as broadly defined. We anticipate that these positions will be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor, although outstanding applicants will be considered at higher levels. The positions will be affiliated with the BRC, with Departmental and College affiliation to be determined according to the interests, expertise and training of the successful applicant. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to: comparative and evolutionary genomics, metagenomics, novel algorithmic approaches to sequence and ‘omics data, and methods for integrative analysis of complex biological data.
- The NC State Chancellor’s “Faculty Excellence Program” is a cluster hire program that marks the first major initiative of the university’s 2011-2020 strategic plan “The Pathway to the Future.” NC State is hiring thirty-eight faculty members across twelve research areas, or “clusters,” to promote interdisciplinary scholarship and the development of innovative curricula in emerging areas of strategic strength. Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and thus are university goals. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for students from underrepresented groups. Explore the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program and the twelve clusters at: http://ncsu.edu/workthatmatters.
- The BRC is an interdisciplinary research center that includes a dozen faculty from Statistics, Genetics, Computer Science, and other departments. The Center also houses approximately 25 students in the Bioinformatics Graduate Program.
- Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Statistics, Genetics or related field.
- Candidates for Associate or Full professor must have an established record of funded research, collaboration, and exemplary teaching.
- The home department is not yet determined. The home department for these interdisciplinary positions will be determined based on several factors, including subdisciplines and mutual interests of the candidates and departments.
- Applicants must complete an applicant profile and attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Transcripts and reference letters may be requested of finalists.
- To discuss your potential interest with these positions, please do not hesitate to contact the BRC Director, Dr. Fred Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. David Bird, Bioinformatics Cluster coordinator (email@example.com).
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