Faculty Positions in the School of Engineering and Institute for Systems Genomics

The recently established Institute for Systems Genomics and the School of Engineering at the University of Connecticut invite applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant, associate or full professor level, with an expected start date of August 23, 2014. The research specialties of interest include, but are not limited to, computational biology, bioinformatics, systems biology, big data analysis, genomics data interpretation and visualization, biological databases, biomedical literature mining and related areas. Successful candidates will be expected to actively engage in collaborative research projects and teach in the new Institute-based graduate programs.

These are 9-month tenure-track positions with an expected start date of August 23, 2014. The successful candidates will have a primary academic appointment in the appropriate department within the School of Engineering and a joint appointment in the Institute for Systems Genomics. Primary assignment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of work at UConn’s regional campuses across the state. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

Applications must be submitted using Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3909.

About the Institute for Systems Genomics

The University of Connecticut recently established the Institute for Systems Genomics (www.ISG.uconn.edu) to coalesce the interdisciplinary research strengths of 10 schools and colleges at the university (www.uconn.edu) and the Jackson Laboratory (www.Jax.org).  The Institute leverages the significant investment from the state, including the $865M Bioscience CT initiative, $172M Tech Park program, the $200M Bioscience Innovation Fund, and $1.7B Next Generation CT.

Posted by Ion on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014.