Assistant Professor Emerging Animal Models, Assistant Professor Genomics/Bioinformatics.

Employer
University of New Mexico
Location
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
October 04 2018
Ref
W-016365
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Department of Biology at the University of New Mexico is seeking two Assistant Professors, one in the area of Emerging Animal Models and one in Genomics/Bioinformatics.

Genomics/Bioinformatics: We are interested in applicants who use genomics and computational approaches to investigate fundamental questions in biology. We seek a colleague who will establish and maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program, which complements existing research in a broadly-based biology department. Candidates with expertise in computer science and statistics are encouraged to apply. UNM is strategically located near multiple national laboratories and has extensive resources for genomics research including molecular and cell biology core facilities and the Center for Advanced Research Computing.  For complete job requirements, see Assistant Professor, Genomics/Bioinformatics at https://unmjobs.unm.edu, REQ#6226.

Emerging Animal Models: We are interested in a colleague focusing on species beyond the traditional model organisms to investigate fundamental questions in biology. These could include but are not limited to investigations of genome to phenome relationships, physiological adaptation, development, or host-microbe interactions at the organism or sub-organism level.  We seek a colleague who can establish and maintain a vigorous, interdisciplinary, and externally funded research program that complements existing research in a broadly based biology department. For complete job requirements, see Assistant Professor, Emerging Models at https://unmjobs.unm.edu, REQ#6227.

For each position, the ideal candidate will be dedicated to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate through graduate levels at a minority-majority institution, including a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, student success, as well as working with a diverse community.  Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Biology or a related discipline at the time of application. Preference given to candidates with post-doctoral research experience at the start of the appointment.

The University of New Mexico carries the Carnegie Classification “Highest Research Activity”. UNM is located in Albuquerque, a city with a rich cultural heritage situated in the spectacular Southwest.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three representative reprints, description of current and future research and teaching interests, a diversity statement, and names and contact information of three references. All application materials must be uploaded and submitted through UNMjobs, https://unmjobs.unm.edu. For best consideration, application materials must be received by November 15, 2018.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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