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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Research Track, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Genomics

Employer
Tulane University
Location
New Orleans
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Research Track, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Genomics

Location:
New Orleans
Open Date:
May 2, 2023
Description:

The Tulane Center for Biomedical Informatics and Genomics (CBG) at the Tulane University School of Medicine (SOM) is seeking outstanding applicants for multiple research-track assistant/associate/full professor positions in the various omics, bioinformatics, health informatics, or translational research in complex diseases.

The Tulane CBG is composed of a multidisciplinary team of long-time collaborating investigators with strong complementing experience and expertise in genomics, functional genomics (transcriptomics and proteomics), epigenomics, molecular genetics, biostatistics, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology, biomedical imaging informatics, brain imaging, data science, clinic and genetic epidemiology, metagenomics, metabolomics, and recently single cell sequencing and spatial profiling based omics. We are most interested in generating, analyzing and integrating big data of various omics to link with environmental factors to elucidate how DNA variants affect gene expression/regulation and protein expression/modification in the form of functional networks/modules/pathways and how the knowledge gained on these molecular mechanisms in humans would translate into better prediction/intervention/precision medicine and drug development. The center has been funded by NIH SCOR (Specialized Center of Research, P50AR055081) grant, U19 program of Complex Integrated Multi-Component Projects in Aging Research (U19AG055373), and multiple NIH R01 and NSF grants. Tulane SOM and School of Public Health and Tropic Medicine have several distinct research groups engaged in various omics and clinical/epidemiological studies that would offer a wide range of opportunity for collaboration. Tulane University is ranked #44 out of 443 National Universities on US News Report, providing a great environment for research and collaboration. Tulane SOM has recently developed a track of PhD and MSc graduate programs in Biomedical Informatics that would provide teaching and mentoring opportunities for graduate students.  We offer a supportive and collaborative environment for faculty to develop their own research projects and to participate in various funded studies or grant applications at Tulane CBG and other research entities at Tulane University.


Qualifications:

Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree and appropriate research experience in genomics, biostatistics, medical/health informatics, bioinformatics, computational biology, molecular genetics, genetic epidemiology, or translational medicine. Candidates are expected to develop, or have an established track record of, sustained extramural funding.

Ability and willingness to collaborate with other faculty members in Tulane CBG and Tulane University School of Medicine is required.


Application Instructions:

A CV and cover letter is required. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the positions are filled. All applicants for faculty positions should apply electronically via interfolio. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ , those living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity and creating a community and culture that fosters a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO and will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  It is important to us to intentionally seek candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

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