The George Mason University School of Systems Biology (SSB), within the College of Science (COS), invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, beginning January 2018. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses and establish an externally funded independent research program in the area of expertise within the field of bioinformatics and computational biology. Although the potential area of research is broadly defined, candidates with interests in cancer, infectious and cardiovascular diseases, or neurodegenerative disorders are particularly encouraged to apply. It is expected that the successful candidate will synergistically contribute to the existing strengths of the school by collaborating with faculty members in SSB and other departments. Teaching requirements of the position will be consistent with COS and SSB policies and include graduate and/or undergraduate courses in bioinformatics and computational biology.
More details at https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/41616
Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field; Excellence in research demonstrated by publication record in peer-reviewed journals; Demonstrated potential to establish an independent research program; Commitment and interest in teaching graduate and undergraduate-level courses; and Strong commitment to mentoring and supervising graduate students.
Postdoctoral experience is highly desirable; Record of seeking extramural research support evidenced by proposal submission and/or receipt of funding awards; and Successful team work in a collaborative environment.
Start date: January 2018
How to Apply For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F116Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/ by October 2, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, a philosophy of teaching statement, a research statement, and a list of three professional references with contact information.