Faculty Member

Employer
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology - Research Affairs
Location
Huntsville, Alabama (US)
Salary
generous start-up package, salary and benefits
Closing date
Mar 11, 2023

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Discipline
Health Sciences, Clinical Research
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Non-Profit

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is accepting applications for early to mid-career faculty members to join a team of internationally-renowned researchers who are committed to making impactful discoveries in genomics and genetics that improve human health and create a more sustainable world. HudsonAlpha is an independent, non-profit institution dedicated to developing and applying scientific advances in genetics and genomics to health, agriculture, learning and commercialization. 

 

Requirements:

The Institute is searching for candidates who will use cutting-edge technologies, like single-cell analysis, long-read sequencing, and proteomics, to address important questions surrounding human health and disease. Early-career faculty members will have completed a Ph.D. and postdoctoral training. Mid-career faculty members will have held a faculty, principal investigator or similar position in academia or industry.

 

Expectations:

The faculty member will build and sustain an independent research program that leads to impactful discoveries and technologies; recruit and advise trainees and professional staff; work collaboratively with the colleagues at HudsonAlpha; and support the activities of the institute’s educational outreach and economic development mission.

 

What we provide:

HudsonAlpha will provide a generous start-up package, salary and benefits for early to mid-career faculty members. Our unique model of co-locating non-profit labs with more than 50 for-profit biotech companies provides faculty members with ample opportunities for collaboration and innovation outside of the traditional lab setting.  

 

Why HudsonAlpha?

HudsonAlpha is located in Huntsville, Alabama, which was named the top place to live by U.S. News & World Report in 2022. Dubbed the “Rocket City, ” Huntsville is a national center for space, science and national defense. It is home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Marshall Space Flight Center and one of the largest military bases in the country, Redstone Arsenal. Huntsville also has a plethora of shopping, dining and entertainment options, including a brand-new amphitheater: Orion Amphitheater in MidCity, as well as the largest privately owned arts facility in the south: Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment. The Rocket City sits in the heart of North Alabama, just an hour and a half away from Birmingham, two hours away from Nashville and three and a half hours away from Atlanta.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values at HudsonAlpha and candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Read the full job description and apply at hudsonalpha.org

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