Faculty Position

Employer
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Location
Worcester, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
September 12 2019
Ref
W-019051
Organization Type
Academia

Faculty Position

The Program in Systems Biology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track or senior tenured professor position. Rank will be commensurate with ability and experience. The position will be highly competitive with regard to start-up funds, laboratory space and salary. 

The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program. We are seeking an energetic and collaborative individual who will develop a strong research program to tackle important problems in one of the following areas in systems biology: Network Biology, Single Cell Systems Biology, Genome Biology, Evolution, Variation, Immunology and Neurobiology. Exceptionally strong candidates in other areas will also be considered. Candidates should have a PhD or MD in biomedical research with a minimum of two years post-doctoral research experience that resulted in high-quality peer-reviewed publications.

The Program in Systems Biology is housed in the new Albert Sherman Center that opened early in 2013. The Program has high-performance computing facilities, state-of-the-art laboratory space and equipment and a full-time administrator to support the research activities of its Faculty.

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the Program, a curriculum vitae that includes honors, publications, and a succinct research plan to http://www.academicjobsonline.org  (Position ID#14220).  Deadline for applications is November 15, 2019.  To expedite the review process, applicants should invite three individuals who are familiar with their work and potential for success to upload their recommendation letters at the same web address. Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Professors A.J. Marian Walhout (marian.walhout@umassmed.edu) or Job Dekker (job.dekker@umassmed.edu). The position remains open until filled.

UMass Medical School is committed to being an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

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