Bioinformatics Research Center Director

North Carolina State University
United States NC Raleigh


North Carolina State University seeks nominations and applications for a visionary
leader as Director of its Bioinformatics Research Center. The successful candidate will
lead a dynamic research center at the nexus of Biological, Molecular, and Data
Sciences. This opportunity is situated within a vibrant academic community renowned
for its numerous research and training initiatives and poised to achieve even greater
success as these initiatives come to fruition.

The Director will report administratively to the Dean of the College of Sciences and
provide leadership in interdisciplinary activities for a group of ~20 faculty across multiple
colleges and additional affiliated personnel. It is anticipated that the successful
candidate will be (1) an internationally recognized scholar qualified for faculty
appointment at the rank of Full Professor in a College and Department appropriate to
their background, with (2) demonstrated commitment to teaching and training, and (3) a
record of accomplished leadership. Exceptional candidates appropriate for the rank of
Associate Professor may be considered.

The Center is aligned with the goals in the university’s “Wolfpack 2030: Powering the
Extraordinary” Strategic Plan, including ensuring preeminence in research, scholarship,
innovation and collaboration, and leading in developing innovative partnerships,
entrepreneurial thinking and applied problem solving. The Director is expected to
articulate a vision for the continuing role of bioinformatics, computational biology, and
molecular data sciences in modern STEM research and training. In addition, the
Director will provide a future membership plan for the Center, and engage and identify
synergies with numerous other Colleges and cross-cutting units across the university.

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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic
information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application
and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a
representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.


PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or related area (or equivalent degree). Applicants with advanced degrees in another discipline relating to Bioinformatics will be considered.

Start date

To be determined

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