Director, Institute of Bioinformatics-UGA FACULTY INTERNAL SEARCH

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Posting NumberF0672PWorking TitleDirector, Institute of Bioinformatics-UGA FACULTY INTERNAL SEARCHDepartmentVPR-Inst of BioinformaticsAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department website TypeInternal (PEP)Retirement PlanEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date01/01/2021Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date08/26/2020Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

All applications received by October 15 will be given full consideration

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Statement

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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, 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]).

Position Details

Classification TitleDirector, College/Division/School ACFLSAFaculty RankOpen RankContract TypeTenure StatusTenuredMinimum Qualifications

Terminal degree

Position Summary

The Institute of Bioinformatics (IOB) at the University of Georgia is soliciting applications for a Director position.
The successful applicant is expected to implement a strongly interdisciplinary vision for the Institute and be present in the day to day work on campus.

Additional Requirements

Eligible applicants must hold a tenured Associate or Full Professor position at the University of Georgia.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or CertificationPreferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

We encourage applicants with proven strength in leadership of computational units, teams and projects to apply as well as applicants with a strong track record of creative and innovative ways to use computers in any area of life science.

Physical DemandsIs this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)YesCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you currently hold a faculty position of tenured associate or full professor at the University of Georgia?
    • yes
    • no
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents #1




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Posted: 9/8/2020
Application Due: 12/7/2020
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