Instructor/Assistant Professor for Systems Biology and Bioinformatics Graduate Program

Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Salary
Salary based upon experience.
Posted
June 14 2018
Discipline
Other, Education
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Department of Nutrition/Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

The Systems Biology and Bioinformatics (SYBB) graduate program in the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University is recruiting a full time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty member at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level. The SYBB program trains both MS and PhD students to combine experimental and computational/mathematical disciplines to understand complex biological systems. We are looking to hire a faculty member primarily to expand our current teaching portfolio and secondarily to expand our research programs. The successful candidate will assist with the teaching of current SYBB courses and will develop additional courses to employ mathematical modeling, programming, computational, or visualization approaches to the analysis of large scale biological data sets.

Candidates should have domain experience in genomics, proteomics, structural biology or related fields and be comfortable employing mathematical/computational analysis and modeling to build meaning from these data. Additional desired skills would be programming experience utilizing python or R to analyze multidimensional biological data. The ideal candidate will have a PhD (preferred) or equivalent or MS degree and possess both teaching and research experience in his/her related field.

The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to teach at the graduate level in the SYBB program. Additional responsibilities include developing new courses, advising/mentoring students, participation in SYBB committees and programs, and involvement in all the activities of the Department of Nutrition and the Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics in the School of Medicine. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to pursue collaborative research programs leading to publications in high-quality refereed journals and salary support through external funding. The department is particularly interested in candidates with research expertise in mass spectrometry, proteomics, metabolomics, microbiome, structural biology and/or computational biology. 

Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor should provide a record of their scholarly activity, the potential to advance in the field of research, and have university level teaching experience and publications in refereed journals.

Rank will be determined based on overall candidate qualifications. Secondary appointments in other departments within the University may be arranged. Salary and benefits are competitive and salary will be commensurate with experience. The anticipated starting date will be July 1 or a mutually agreed upon date.

To apply qualified applicants should send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references to the SYBB Program at sybb@case.edu. Applications will remain open until the position is filled.

CWRU is a preeminent research university located in the University Circle area of Cleveland, Ohio. It is recognized nationally and internationally for its outstanding programs of instruction, innovation and scholarship and for its value to society.

Cleveland has unique characteristics that make it an ideal place to live and work. Housing is very affordable. University Circle is a cultural center with excellent theaters, museums and music. The surrounding environment has Lake Erie and a metro parks system for seasonal recreational activities.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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