The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for the position of Bioinformatics, Assistant Professor, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine 18515
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities.
The university is committed to enhancing efforts to attract and retain top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The institute is building excellence in personalized medicine to improve health services and clinical outcomes. We seek team-oriented candidates with research interests, expertise, and accomplishments in bioinformatics, statistical genetics, epigenetics, pharmacogenomics, human disease studies, genomics, or personalized medicine. The candidates for this position are expected to establish a research program in the discovery of disease etiology and pathways using genetic, genomic, and NGS data. Although this is a research focused position, some teaching is expected.
This position requires an MD, PhD or equivalent degree from a regionally accredited college or university, a track record of publication, the ability to support research through external funding, and experience in research.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin November 1, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Edwin Oh, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu/. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.