Research Assistant Professor

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleResearch Assistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull-Time PermanentIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002741Posting Open Date03/21/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date06/03/2019Position Summary

The Bioinformatics Core Facility at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) provides bioinformatics and computational biology research services for the cancer center. As a member of the Bioinformatics Core Facility, the Research Assistant Professor will be responsible for data analysis, including statistical analysis, machine learning, and the development and execution of software to support LCCC sponsored research with minimal guidance. Specific research goals will be identified through collaboration with geneticists, oncologists, immunologists, and biostatisticians. Fulfillment of this role requires ability to conduct research and collaborations independently, strong proficiency in R, strong scientific communication skills, experience with next-generation sequence analysis, Python or Perl, data mining, and statistical and machine learning experience.

Educational Requirements

A PhD in bioinformatics, genetics, computer science, mathematics, physics, statistics, computational biology, or relevant field is required

Qualifications and Experience

The candidate will have demonstrated quantitative research including applied statistics and machine or statistical learning in bioinformatics and genomics.
Preferred Qualifications:
- More than three years post-PhD bioinformatics experience
- Knowledge of cancer biology, immunology and microbiology
- Demonstrated experience with methods development
- Demonstrated experience with RNA sequencing
- Analyzing experience

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Please provide the names and addresses of three references.

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Department Contact Name and TitleJason MerkerDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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Posted: 5/22/2019
Application Due: 9/20/2019
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