Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Vice President Research and Graduate Studies
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Posting Number: 9832
Internal Posting Date: 07-22-2014
Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled
External Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Review of Applications begins on: 10-01-2014
Job Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Multiple Position Numbers shadows: 9843 and 9844
Multiple Position Numbers Yes
Major Administrative Unit/College: Vice President Research and Graduate Studies
Primary Department: 10059722 RSRCH & GRADUATE STUDIES VP
Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS
Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month
Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty
Employment %: 100
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Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary/Rank Commensurate with Experience
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Position Summary: Michigan State University invites applications for tenure system faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level focused on computational and data issues related to genomics, genetics and personalized medicine. This cluster of positions will be associated with a new Department of Biomedical Engineering, a new Quantitative Health Science and Engineering Institute, or other departments across the Colleges of Human Medicine, Natural Science and Engineering. MSU's program will focus on the development of computational tools necessary for large-scale application of genomics. We are particularly interested in scalable pipelines for processing and analyzing genomic data related to disease and wellbeing, with a particular focus on cancer genomics.
Applications are invited from researchers in areas such as computational and statistical genomics, bioinformatics, and cancer genomics. This search seeks to build significant research expertise in these areas and will likely be followed by additional hires over multiple years. Academic department will be determined based on candidate's qualifications and credentials.
Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements A Ph.D. with strong evidence of research accomplishments, teaching skills, and an ability to work effectively with other researchers. Candidates are expected to develop a research program of international visibility with a solid educational component. He or she is also expected to participate in other MSU campus programs, including the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (iCER), which supports a high performance computing infrastructure and a developing data science/computational science program.
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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document 2
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Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions
Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, as well as contact information (address, e-mail and phone) for three potential references who will not be contacted without notice to the applicant. The letter of interest should include a research and teaching statement.
Department Website Address: https://vprgs.msu.edu/
Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Douglas Gage/Assistant Vice President, Research & Graduate Studiesemail@example.com
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