University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Department of Genomics and Computational Biology

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Position ID:UMASSMED-BIB-PROF2 [#22059, 22-128]
Position Title: Tenure-track or Senior Tenured Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biology
Structural Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Cell Biology
Genetics (more...)
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2022/07/11)
Position Description:    

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The Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology invites applications for tenure-track or senior tenured professor positions. We are seeking innovative, energetic, and collaborative individuals who will develop strong computational research programs to tackle problems in one of the following areas: regulatory genomics, comparative genomics, systems biology, RNA biology, evolutionary biology, statistical genetics, or proteomics. Candidates in all computational biology areas, especially statisticians and computer scientists focused on biological questions, are strongly encouraged to apply. Wet bench research space can be arranged for individuals who are interested in performing experiments to augment their computational efforts. Salary and start-up package will be highly competitive and commensurate with the high level of accomplishment expected of successful applicants.

The Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology is housed in the state-of-the-art Albert Sherman Center building, where it is part of a vibrant and collaborative research community that includes the Department of Systems Biology and the RNA Therapeutics Institute on the same floors. Our faculty collaborate closely with other departments including the Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, Program in Molecular Medicine, and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology, which are housed in neighboring buildings. The Program is supported by high-performance computing facilities.

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the Program, a curriculum vitae that includes publications and honors, and a succinct research plan. To expedite the review process, applicants should invite three individuals who are familiar with your work and potential for success to upload recommendation letters at the same web address. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Professor Zhiping Weng at

The UMass system includes the UMass Chan Medical School and Amherst, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Boston campuses; extensive inter-campus collaborations exist. The UMass Chan Medical School is located within a 10-minute drive from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and the two universities have numerous joint research and educational initiatives in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.

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

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508 856 8866
368 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605