Research Assistant Professor

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 001046
Working Title Research Assistant Professor
Classification Title 12-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty
College Coll of Computing&Informatics (Col)
Department Bioinformatics and Genomics
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 12
Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics is committed to the development and utilization of novel computational approaches to help solve important biological problems, and to provide training in the science and technology that underlies them.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching (including lab, studio, or production management) may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Data analysis of next generation sequence data sets.

Management and co-ordination of multi-institution projects designed to explore the relationship between complex microbial communities and human and ecosystem health.

Project lead on publications and grants

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Ph.D. in Biology or Bioinformatics or related field.

Experience in analysis of large genomic datasets.

Proficiency in a computer language.

Comfort with statistical modeling.

Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in teams.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum vita
3) Contact information for 4 references
4) Research statement

Informal inquiries can be made to Dr. Anthony Fodor, at afodor@uncc.edu. All inquiries and applications will be treated as confidential. For additional information, please visit our website at http://bioinformatics.uncc.edu.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 04/10/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin
Proposed Hire Date
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

Anthony Fodor
afodor@uncc.edu

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Research Interest Statement
Optional Documents