Program in Systems Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

470 11577
Position ID:UMASSMED-PSB-TTF5 [#11577, 19-014]
Position Title: Faculty
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology
Developmental Biology
Molecular Biology
Biotechnology (more...)
Appl Deadline:2018/11/15 (posted 2018/08/06, listed until 2019/02/06)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Program in Systems Biology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track or senior tenured professor position. Rank will be commensurate with ability and experience. The positions will be highly competitive with regard to start-up funds, laboratory space and salary.

The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program. We are seeking energetic and collaborative individuals who will develop a strong research program to tackle important problems in one of the following areas in systems biology: Network Biology, Single Cell Systems Biology, Genome Biology, Evolution, Variation, Immunology and Neurobiology. Exceptionally strong candidates in other areas will also be considered.

The Program in Systems Biology is housed in the new Albert Sherman Center that opened early in 2013. The Program has high-performance computing facilities, state-of-the-art laboratory space and equipment and a full-time administrator to support the research activities of its Faculty. Further information on the Program can be found at

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the Program, a curriculum vitae that includes honors, publications and a succinct research plan to This position is opened until filled. To expedite the review process, applicants should invite three individuals who are familiar with their work and potential for success to upload their recommendation letters at the same web address. The deadline for applications is November 15,2018.

Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Professors A.J. Marian Walhout ( or Job Dekker (

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
UMass Medical School
368 Plantation Street AS5.1053
Worcester, MA 01605

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