The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Computational Biology. We seek candidates who will develop and employ computational tools to tackle fundamental questions in biology. Areas of interest could include new approaches to analyzing large and/or complex data sets, the modeling of biological systems, and predictive synthetic biology. All scales of biological research from molecules to ecosystems will be considered. Candidates must hold a doctorate in a field relevant to Computational Biology and will be given a competitive start-up package with the expectation that they develop an independent, innovative and extramurally funded research program. The successful candidate will also contribute to the Department’s teaching mission through our graduate and undergraduate programs.
Located in the heart of one of the world’s great cities, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is the city’s only Carnegie Research 1 public university. UIC is federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) through its status as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The Department of Biological Sciences, which resides in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has research strengths in Ecology and Evolution; Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology; and Neurobiology. The department currently has 28 tenure-line faculty and 9 non-tenure track faculty, 1800 undergraduate majors and nearly 100 graduate students. See bios.uic.edu/ for more information.
For full consideration, please complete an on-line application, including the names and email addresses of three references, and upload a letter of application indicating applicant qualifications, a vita, a teaching statement, and a summary of future research plans at jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=123429 by January 6, 2020. Review of applications will begin on January 7, 2020. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of funding.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Candidate must have a PhD degree, with postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated record of research accomplishments.
For full consideration, please complete an on-line application, including the names and email addresses of three references, and upload a letter of application indicating applicant qualifications, a vita, a teaching statement, and a summary of future research plans
On-line application: jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=123429