Assistant/Associate Professor

Assistant/Associate Professor

Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBI) and Department of Microbiology and Immunology

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is expanding its research activities in the area of biomedical informatics. We are seeking investigators at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with independent and collaborative research programs. Six to ten faculty will be recruited into tenure track positions over the next three years.

We are searching for investigators with expertise in the broad areas of bioinformatics and systems biology as applied to a research program studying infectious disease. Successful candidates will hold appointments in the newly founded CBI and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Investigators with research experience in the following areas are highly encouraged to apply: Genome and transcriptome informatics, systems biology, population genomics, machine learning, data mining, computational modeling, multi-dimensional integration of clinical, genomic, microbiome, metabolome, gene expression and epigenetic data.

URMC offers attractive start-up packages and has a strong commitment to career development.  The successful candidate is expected to develop a competitive research program, attract external funding, and participate in graduate education. Major recent institutional investments have created an outstanding research data–driven infrastructure, exemplified by the Health Sciences Center for Computational Innovation, and the recent $50 million University investment to build the Goergen Institute for Data Science.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of research interests/plans, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: anne_reed@urmc.rochester.edu Inquiries can be directed to Dirk Bohmann (dirk_bohmann@urmc.rochester.edu) or David Topham (david_topham@urmc.rochester.edu).

The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to diversity; it actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.