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Assistant/ Associate/ Professor

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Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission: 1) Cover letter / Letter of interest describing relevant experiences and interest in the position 2) Current curriculum vitae 3) Names and contact information for four references 4) Research Statement 5) Teaching Statement 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 chosen candidate for this position will be required to submit an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The chosen candidate for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 001074
Working Title Assistant/ Associate/ Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College Coll of Computing&Informatics (Col)
Department Bioinformatics and Genomics
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the Bioinformatics and Genomics Department is to promote the development, use and commercialization 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 Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will teach courses in bioinformatics and genomics at the graduate and undergraduate level, will maintain an externally funded research program, and contribute to the overall mission of the department. This primary work location is at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC.

Minimum Experience/Education

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

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate, be an exceptional teacher and mentor, and have a record of scholarship that can maintain an externally funded research program.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

NA

Special Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) Cover letter / Letter of interest describing relevant experiences and interest in the position
2) Current curriculum vitae
3) Names and contact information for four references
4) Research Statement
5) Teaching Statement

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

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

Job Open Date 07/17/2017
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

Informal inquiries can be made to the Search Committee Chair, Cory Brouwer (cory.brouwer@uncc.edu)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
    • Another Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • HERC Job Board
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Contact Information for References
  2. Research Interest Statement
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership