Cornell University, Computational Biology

Position ID:Cornell-Computational Biology-APCOMPBIO [#16660, WDR-00023631]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Genomics / Computational Biology, Functional Genomics, Genetics, Population
Appl Deadline:2020/09/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/08/13)
Position Description:    

Position description: The Department of Computational Biology at Cornell University invites applications for TWO tenure-track positions at the Assistant level in the area of Computational Biology, with an emphasis in population genomics, comparative genomics and/or functional genomics. The position will have responsibilities 70% in research and 30% in teaching on a 9-month academic year basis. Applicants will be expected to focus on developing and applying rigorous computational methods to large-scale data analysis in population, comparative, or functional genomics and will play a central role in the department’s program in research and teaching.

Qualifications: A PhD in computational biology, computer science, computational statistics, or a related field and a primary interest in understanding biological phenomena through the development and use of computational and statistical methods. Postdoctoral experience with a demonstrated record of productivity is required.

Applications and Starting Date: Anticipated starting date is August 15, 2021 or as negotiated. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and arrange to have three reference letters submitted. Inquiries may be sent to Andrew Clark, Search Committee Chair, ac347@cornell.edu. Initial screening of applications will begin September 10, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Opportunity: The new faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary community on the main campus in Ithaca, New York. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.


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Cornell University
Computational Biology
102 Weill Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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