Assistant/Associate Professor

Location
Raleigh
Posted
Oct 14, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00101793

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Biological Sciences is dedicated to basic research and teaching in a broad range of aspects of the biological sciences. The Department has strong undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral programs and substantial extramural support to develop and maintain integrative research programs. In addition, the Department enhances its mission to interdisciplinary research and training programs with other units in the life sciences across colleges.

Essential Job Duties: The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Sciences at North Carolina State University seeks outstanding candidates for two tenure-track faculty positions in genetics at the preferred rank of Assistant Professor although outstanding candidates for Associate Professor will be considered. The ideal candidates will have expertise using genetic approaches to study 1) evolutionary processes and/or 2) the genetics of complex traits and systems. Candidates studying standard or non-traditional model organisms and/or natural populations are encouraged to apply, augmenting the university's current and historical strengths in these areas. The successful candidates will be expected to develop and/or maintain extramurally funded, nationally recognized, independent research programs and also support the academic mission of the department including undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral training programs. We seek candidates who will integrate with diverse researchers within the department and participate in interdisciplinary research centers and training programs throughout the university. A PhD or equivalent degree in genetics, biological sciences, evolution, or related field is required. Support will include competitive start-up packages, laboratory space, and an interactive research environment. NC State University provides a vibrant environment for research, teaching and mentoring across disciplines. Opportunities exist for collaborations with faculty in the Department as well as with those in other departments across our campus. Our location in the Research Triangle facilitates interaction with faculty at other institutions as well as with industry and government agencies. 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. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process please call (919) 515-3148.

Minimum Education/Experience: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in genetics, biological sciences, evolution, or related field or equivalent degree and must have demonstrated the capacity to develop and/or maintain a high-quality independent research program.

Department Required Skills: The successful candidates are expected to participate in collaborative, multi-investigator research and training initiatives that includes NC State biologists, toxicologists, geneticists, bioinformaticists, statisticians, chemists.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: N/A

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: 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, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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