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

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Position ID:UMASSMED-BIB-APNTT [#25028, 23-099]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Non-tenure Track
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computational Biology / Computational Biology, Genomics
Salary Range:$60k-$115k
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/06/20)
Position Description:    

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The Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology invites applications for a non-tenure Assistant Professor position. We are seeking an energetic, collaborative individual who will be able to support our strong computational research programs and tackle problems in 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.

The Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology is housed in the state-of-the-art Albert Sherman 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 research plan. To expedite the review process, applicants should invite three individuals who are familiar with their 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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University of Massachusetts Medical School
Albert Sherman Building, AS5-1067
368 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605