Assistant Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina (US)
Commensurate with experience
August 30 2019
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The Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, within the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Applicants for this position must hold an earned Ph.D. in bioinformatics or a related discipline. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in research via a strong publication record, a record of or potential for extramural funding, and a commitment to mentoring and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an independent externally-funded research program. Applications that demonstrate experience with or an interest in promoting diversity through their research and teaching are especially encouraged.

The Bioinformatics and Genomics Department is a research-intensive unit with both a Ph.D. program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and a M.S. in Bioinformatics. Faculty in this Department support an undergraduate Bioinformatics Minor and Bioinformatics Concentrations within the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Computer Science. The Department has excellent BSL-2 and BSL-3 wet lab facilities, several high-performance computer clusters, and has dedicated space for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and staff. Visit for more information.

Applications must be made electronically at (position #000043) and must include a cover letter, CV, contact information for at least three references, a statement of research interests (max 5 pages), a statement of teaching philosophy (max 2 pages), and PDFs of three publications. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

For additional information about the department, please visit our website at For questions about the position or the application, please contact Dr. Daniel Janies