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Open Rank Assistant/Associate/Professor of Quantitative Genomics and Neuroscience

School of Biological Sciences at Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Dec 17, 2021

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Life Sciences, Biology, Computational Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Neuroscience
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The School of Biological Sciences ( at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the fields of computational biology/genomics, quantitative systems neuroscience, and cell/ molecular neurobiology.  Applicants will be considered at all ranks with priority given for exceptional candidates at the assistant or early-associate professor stage of their career. We especially encourage applications from candidates using integrative genomic approaches in human genetics, including single cell genomics and microbiome studies, as well as evolutionary and statistical genetics.   Hiring objectives in neuroscience accommodate a wide range of subfields and study models centering either on molecular/cellular neurobiology or on quantitative systems neurobiology, with specific interest in information processing by interconnected sets of neurons.  Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references. To apply, go to and search for Job ID 234888 or “Quantitative Genomics and Neuroscience”. Requests for information may be directed to Applications will be considered beginning November 1, 2021, but the search will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.


The Georgia Institute of Technology has been ranked among the top-ten public universities in the United States for the past 16 years. Georgia Tech aims to meet several grand challenges in the life sciences based upon current strengths and areas of growth, including Cell Biology and Biotechnology, Complex Biological Systems, Biomedical Therapies, and Environment & Health. Research in these interdisciplinary fields at Georgia Tech benefits from strong interactions between biologists and faculty of diverse disciplines including chemistry and biochemistry, engineering, computing, policy, and other sciences.

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