Assistant / Associate Professor in Bioinformatics of Infectious Diseases

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Open Until Filled: No

Job Summary: We seek to recruit a computational infectious disease researcher to complement research strengths at UGA in informatics and infectious diseases. We aim to hire an individual with a strong record of innovation and ability to develop and apply new computational tools (simulations, data mining, data integration and visualization, among others) to infectious diseases (host-pathogen biology, personalized medicine, microbiome, drug or vaccine candidate development, among others). The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of assistant or associate professor depending on credentials and accomplishments. This is an interdisciplinary position, with the appointment being split between the Department of Infectious Diseases and the Institute of Bioinformatics. The position includes a competitive salary, sufficient laboratory space and a generous start-up package. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D., MD, DVM or equivalent degree in a computational, biomedical or biological science and have two or more years of postdoctoral training. Candidates for Associate rank must additionally have at least 4 years of experience at Assistant or higher rank. Teaching responsibilities will be in our developing undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Faculty Rank: Open Rank (Tenure Track)

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location of Vacancy: Athens Area




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Posted: 10/18/2017
Application Due: 12/27/2018
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