Two Faculty Positions Available in Computational Biology
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-track
Location: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853
Position description: The Department of Computational Biology at Cornell University (https://compbio.cornell.edu/) invites applications for TWO tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of Computational Biology, with an emphasis in population genomics, comparative genomics and/or functional genomics. The position will have responsibilities 70% in research and 30% in teaching on a 9-month academic year basis. Applicants will be expected to focus on developing and applying rigorous computational methods to large-scale data analysis in population, comparative, or functional genomics and will play a central role in the department’s program in research and teaching.
Qualifications: A PhD in computational biology, computer science, computational statistics, or a related field and a primary interest in understanding biological phenomena through the development and use of computational and statistical methods. Postdoctoral experience with a demonstrated record of productivity is required. Outstanding applicants in all areas of computational biology will be considered, but research areas of special interest include comparative and population genomics; functional genomics; gene regulation; modeling dynamic cellular processes; and networks in biological systems
Applications and Starting Date: Anticipated starting date is August 15, 2020 or as negotiated. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and arrange to have three reference letters submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Inquiries may be sent to Andrew Clark, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org. Initial screening of applications will begin September 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Opportunity: The new faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary community on the main campus in Ithaca, New York. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement.
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