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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Computational Genomics

Florida State University (Biological Science)
Tallahassee, Florida
9-month appointment
Closing date
Dec 31, 2023

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The Department of Biological Science at Florida State University ( invites applications at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level in the broadly defined area of Computational Genomics.

We are seeking candidates who develop and apply innovative computational genomics approaches to drive biological discoveries at the cellular or molecular level. Applicants using multi-omics, big data analytics, dry or wet lab research, systems biology, or AI are encouraged to apply. Questions about this position should be directed to Prof. Hank W. Bass: The department is growing with additional faculty searches in genetics/development and evolutionary biology.

Candidates are expected to join the Cell and Molecular Biology graduate faculty area in Biological Science, establish a productive and extramurally funded research program, and contribute to undergraduate teaching and graduate training.  A doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate is required along with a demonstrated record of achievement in research. Postdoctoral training in the field of specialization is preferred. Review of applications, complete with letters of reference, will begin on November 15, 2023, and applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.


The Department: The Department of Biological Science is an academically diverse and highly interactive group with more than 40 tenure-track faculty members with expertise in  genetics, epigenetics, genomics, chromosome biology, development, neuroscience, ecology, evolution, conservation biology, structural biology, and virology. The Department has a strong track record of supporting faculty success through engaged formal mentoring, fostering collegiality, and encouraging collaborations within and across departments. Researchers have access to excellent and fully staffed departmental and university core facilities supporting genomics, high-performance computing, molecular cloning and NGS library services, high-throughput sequencing, cryo-EM, confocal and light sheet microscopy, flow cytometry, mass spectrometry, and the National High Magnetic Field laboratory. The department also maintains BSL2 labs, greenhouses, field sites, and vivaria.


Job Location: Tallahassee is the capital city of Florida, situated in the Big Bend region, renowned for its diverse and undeveloped habitats. The city and university feature an

excellent quality of life with proximity to state and national parks, accessible rivers, a National Wildlife Refuge, and the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, along with a rich program of performing arts, athletic events, and year-round outdoor activities.

How to Apply: Submit your application at (Job ID 56379). Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3-page research statement summarizing your significant research accomplishments and future research plans, 1-2 page teaching and mentoring statement, and 1-2 page service statement. Include the names and email contact information for 3-4 reference letters as instructed in the application portal so that letter writers can directly upload their confidential letters in time for the application review.


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