Tenure-Track, 9-Month Faculty Position in Bioinformatics starting Fall 2020 @ UNC Charlotte -- Kannapolis, NC (US)

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Bioinformatics and Genomics
United States North Carolina Kannapolis


The Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, within the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, is seeking outstanding candidates in the area of bioinformatics, computational biology and/or data science for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Kannapolis, NC. The Bioinformatics and Genomics Department is a research-intensive unit with both a Ph.D. program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and a M.S. in Bioinformatics. Faculty in this Department support an undergraduate Bioinformatics Minor and Bioinformatics Concentrations within the BS and BA degrees in Computer Science. The Department has excellent BSL-2 and BSL-3 wet lab facilities, several high-performance computer clusters, and has dedicated space for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and staff.


Applicants for this position must hold a Ph.D. in the biological, computational or related sciences and have a research program aligned with the core mission of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) (ncresearchcampus.net) to Empower Human Health through Nutrition. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in research via a strong publication record, aptitude to secure extramural funding, as well as a commitment to mentoring and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants with extensive prior experiences in applying modern data analytics methods to data acquired from human biospecimens are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an independent externally funded research program. Applications that promote diversity through their mentoring, research, and teaching are especially encouraged.

Start date

August 15, 2022

How to Apply

Applications must be made electronically at jobs.charlotte.edu/ (position #001856) and must include a cover letter, CV, contact information for at least three referees, a statement of research interests (max 5 pages), a statement of teaching philosophy (max two pages), and a statement of fostering diversity (max 2 pages). Please highlight potential contributions to UNC Charlotte and the NCRC within the statement of research interests.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.


Cory Brouwer