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

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Position ID:UMASSMED-BIB-PROF3 [#25641, 24-017]
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: Computational Biology / Computational Biology
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/09/11)
Position Description:    

The Department of Genomics and Computational Biology at the UMass Chan Medical School invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured professor position. We seek innovative, energetic, collaborative scientists using data-driven computational approaches to address fundamental biological questions. Prioritized sub-areas include, but are not limited to, population genomics, molecular and cellular imaging analysis and tool development, statistical genetics, and big-data machine learning. Candidates working on high-throughput genomic technologies to address important biological questions will be welcomed. Statisticians and computer scientists focused on biological questions are especially encouraged to apply. Laboratory (wet bench) research space can be arranged for those interested in augmenting computational efforts through experiments. Salary and start-up package will be highly competitive and commensurate with the high level of accomplishment expected of successful applicants. We especially welcome applications from members of all groups underrepresented in STEM.

The Department of Genomics and Computational Biology is housed in the state-of-the-art Albert Sherman building, fostering collaboration with the Department of Systems Biology and the RNA Therapeutics Institute. High-performance computing facilities and other high-throughput experimental core facilities including sequencing, imaging, informatics, proteomics and spatial transcriptomics cores support faculty research efforts.

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest, a CV demonstrating evidence of productivity and scientific excellence, and a concise research plan (up to 3 pages). Applicants should invite at least three individuals familiar with their work to upload recommendation letters, but review of applications may begin even before all letters are uploaded. The application deadline is December 1, 2023. Inquiries can be directed to Professor Zhiping Weng at

The UMass system includes UMass Chan Medical School and campuses at Amherst, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Boston. Collaborations thrive between UMass institutions and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), located within a 10-minute drive from UMass Chan. Joint research and educational initiatives flourish in genomics 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