FACULTY POSITIONS - Cancer Bioinformatics

Birmingham, Alabama (US)
Commensurate with experience
April 03 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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FACULTY POSITIONS - Cancer Bioinformatics

Division of Hematology/Oncology

The Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking applications for faculty positions in bioinformatics with collaborative experience. The candidates will be responsible for leading the bioinformatics component of multidisciplinary teams and collaborating with colleagues to advance bioinformatics in basic and translational science and precision medicine. Appointments will be at the associate or full professor level, tenure earning, tenured or non-tenure earning, commensurate with experience. Applicants must have a PhD in bioinformatics or a closely related field and at least one year post graduate experience; demonstrated collaborative research success; experience with RNA sequencing, whole genome sequencing, epigenomic analysis (Methylome, ChIP Seq, ATAC Seq) and systems biology; a publication record in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals; and flexibility, creativity and excellent communication skills. The Division of Hematology and Oncology is rapidly expanding its clinical and translational research and educational activities with heavy investment from the Department, School, and Cancer Center. The UAB NCI-funded Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the nation’s leading cancer research and treatment centers. Faculty have access to several outstanding interdisciplinary programs including flagship programs in Genomics/personalized medicine, advanced medical imaging, outcomes research and survivorship, amongst others. The Birmingham area provides a diverse metropolitan lifestyle with a thriving arts and cultural scene, award-winning restaurants, excellent schools, comfortable climate, and low cost of living. UAB provides competitive salaries and generous benefit packages. UAB provides competitive salaries and generous benefit packages.

Interested individuals should apply online at http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/3730.

A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.