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Assistant Professor of Biology

Brandeis University
Waltham, Massachusetts

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The Department of Biology in the School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in academic year 2022-2023. This position is subject to budget approval. We seek an individual working in the broad area of Genomics/Bioinformatics/Computational Biology. We welcome a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Duties include the teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses in the candidate’s specialty, in addition to core survey courses in the Department of Biology. Dissertation advising, thesis advising (graduate and undergraduate), and University and departmental service will also be expected. Candidates must have completed a PhD in Physics, Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science or a related field and have a proven publication record in the area of computational biology or bioinformatics.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan including research accomplishments and teaching statement. In addition to these materials, the applicant should have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and service. Applicants should address at least one of these areas of faculty effort in their cover letter or in a separate statement indicating how their experiences, interests, commitments, or future goals could promote and build departmental and institutional pluralism, justice, and unity.

Only online applications will be accepted. Application materials should be uploaded to AcademicJobsOnline at First consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2021 but applications arriving by November 15, 2021 will be given full consideration. Questions about the position can be directed to the chair of the search: Sebastian Kadener ([email protected]).

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

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