University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Department of Systems Biology

470 25423
Position ID:UMASSMED-DSB-FAC2324 [#25423]
Position Title: Faculty, tenure-track or senior tenured professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Systems Biology
Appl Deadline:2023/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/08/23, finished 2024/04/16, listed until 2024/02/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Systems Biology at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track or senior tenured professor position. We offer competitive start-up funds, laboratory space and salary. For more information, please visit the Department website at

The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program. We are seeking an energetic and collaborative individual 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, Synthetic Biology, Evolution, Variation, Immunology and Neurobiology. Exceptionally strong candidates in other areas will also be considered. Candidates should have a PhD or MD in biomedical research with a minimum of two years post-doctoral research experience that resulted in high-quality peer-reviewed publications.

The Department of Systems Biology is housed in the state-of-the-art Albert Sherman Center that opened early in 2013. The Department 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.

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the Department, a curriculum vitae that includes honors, publications, and a succinct research plan to (Position ID#25423). Deadline for applications is October 15, 2023. 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. Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Professor Job Dekker ( The position remains open until filled.

UMass Chan 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 Chan Medical School as their employer of choice.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan recognizes the added value of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
368 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01655