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Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics

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The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a new faculty position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level to develop a state-of-the-art research program in the area of Bioinformatics. The successful candidate will become a member of an academic department within The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences in his/her area of expertise with opportunities for a secondary appointment in a variety of departments and colleges and will be expected to join the innovative and multidisciplinary Institute for Integrative Genome Biology (IIGB) that connects theoretical and experimental researchers from different departments in Life, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Medicine, Engineering and various campus based Centers. The Institute has a vibrant faculty and excellent state-of-the-art facilities with advanced instrumentation and technical support in genomics, proteomics, microscopy and imaging, and bioinformatics. Areas of preferred interest include developing and deploying methods for genomic data analysis such as variant identification, transcriptomics, genome assembly, comparative genomics. An emphasis on next generation sequencing data and large dataset analysis and processing is desired. However, candidates developing approaches for analysis of metabolomic, proteomic, image analysis for biological systems are also in the scope of the position. Candidates employing experimental data collection as well as computational methods are welcomed. Study systems that address research in plant, animal, and microbial organisms are all encouraged to apply. Appointees in this series are expected to conduct
mission oriented,translational research that has an ultimate goal of solving societal
problems relevant to the mission of the Agricultural Experiment Station

The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, innovative and collaborative research program that is well funded, teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in departmental and interdepartmental graduate programs.

Applications will be reviewed for full consideration commencing December 3, 2014, the position will remain open until filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required