ASSISTANT PROFESSOR @ East Carolina University

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Job Description:

  • The Department of Biology at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, the third largest campus in the University of North Carolina system, invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with research interests in Bioinformatics, to begin August 18, 2014.
  • We are looking for a broadly trained biologist with expertise in bioinformatics and computational biology.
  • The successful candidate will possess a research program with comparative or evolutionary components and have experience with large datasets, such as those generated through next-generation sequencing technologies.
  • She/he will be expected to establish a vigorous, well-funded research program, actively engage in undergraduate and graduate classroom teaching in Bioinformatics and related disciplines, mentor students in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs, and engage in university, community, and professional service.
  • Opportunities exist for collaboration within Biology as well as with other departments, including those at the Brody School of Medicine (http://www.ecu.edu/med/), and ECU's Center for Biodiversity.
  • Please visit our website at http://www.ecu.edu/biology for more information on the department.
  • Appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level may be considered for a candidate with a well-established record of teaching and research.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Biology or Biology-related fields with bioinformatics training and at least one year of postdoctoral research experience are required.
  • Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching experience/philosophy online at www.jobs.ecu.edu using the position number 934040 - Tenure Track Faculty in Biology, Bioinformatics.
  • Candidates should also arrange for three current letters of reference to be e-mailed (in PDF form only, from recommender) to [email protected] Official transcript and original hard-copy reference letters are required upon employment.
  • Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Jinling Huang (huang[email protected]), Search Committee Chair. Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Date Initial Screening Begins:

  • 12-02-2013

About ECU

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  • East Carolina offers research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. We seek the best and brightest minds to meet the challenges of the 21st-century, and we provide the support and assistance needed to ensure that the world's next great discovery happens here.

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