Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Piscataway, New Jersey
Salary commensurate with experience.
February 26 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Microbiome Bioinformatics

The Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM) seeks an outstanding candidate for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position with expertise in Microbiome Bioinformatics. This position can have a tenure home in one of many departments in the Schools comprising Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS).

Our faculty members drive federally funded research programs in broad areas of biomedical science. We seek individuals with research interests in Microbiome Bioinformatics that will complement and/or expand our existing strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program to conduct microbiome studies, including those related to human health, development, and disease. Applicants with translational research interests relevant to metabolic disorders, cancer, or neurological disease, and microbiome-derived drug discovery, are encouraged to apply. Related computational research for systems biology and/or network modeling also is of interest. The successful candidate will be expected to support the educational goals of Rutgers University through teaching and service.

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree in Computational Biology, Mathematics, Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology, or a related discipline with at least 3 years postdoctoral research experience related to the microbiome or related field, a record of significant research, potential to make substantial contributions as an independent investigator, and commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates with current funding or grants under review are preferred. The successful candidate will be provided with access to computing clusters and laboratory space at CABM, and full access to graduate training programs and research resources. Salary will be commensurate with experience; excellent benefits and competitive startup package are offered. Research programs utilizing interdisciplinary and translational approaches that develop interactions with other RBHS institutes and clinical departments are encouraged. Interested candidates should apply online at: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/125973.

Rutgers University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are deeply committed to increasing diversity and encourage applications from persons with disabilities, women, veterans, and minority scholars


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