Research Assistant Professor

Charlotte, NC
Sep 11, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information

General Information

Position Number001046Working TitleResearch Assistant ProfessorClassification Title12-Mo Non-Tenure Track FacultyCollegeColl of Computing&Informatics (Col)DepartmentBioinformatics and GenomicsPosition DesignationFacultyEmployment TypePermanent - Full-timeMonths per year12Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics is committed to the development and utilization of novel computational approaches to help solve important biological problems, and to provide training in the science and technology that underlies them.

Vacancy Open toAll CandidatesDescription of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching (including lab, studio, or production management) may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Data analysis of next generation sequence data sets.

Management and co-ordination of multi-institution projects designed to explore the relationship between complex microbial communities and human and ecosystem health.

Project lead on publications and grants

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Ph.D. in Biology or Bioinformatics or related field.

Experience in analysis of large genomic datasets.

Proficiency in a computer language.

Comfort with statistical modeling.

Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in teams.

Necessary Licenses/CertificationsSpecial Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum vita
3) Contact information for 4 references
4) Research statement

Informal inquiries can be made to Dr. Anthony Fodor, at [email protected] All inquiries and applications will be treated as confidential. For additional information, please visit our website at

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date04/10/2017Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDate Review of Applications will BeginProposed Hire DateIf time-limited, please indicate appointment end dateContact Information

Anthony Fodor
[email protected]

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  3. Contact Information for References
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