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[Computational-biology] Call for Applications: Assistant Professor Position in Computational or Mathematical Biology

Catherine Crawley via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by ccrawley from nimbios.org)
Wed Sep 30 15:49:16 EST 2015


The Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology (BCMB) 
and the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis 
(NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invite applications 
for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor 
in the area of computational biology or mathematical biology, with a 
primary appointment in BCMB. We seek applicants whose research will 
center on the predictive modeling of cellular, subcellular, or 
developmental systems or networks. The successful candidate should 
address questions that complement existing strengths in the BCMB 
department (http://bcmb.utk.edu/), and the cross-disciplinary approaches 
supported by NIMBioS (http://www.nimbios.org). There also exist 
opportunities to interact with groups and facilities in the nearby Oak 
Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

A PhD in a relevant field and postdoctoral research experience are 
required. The successful candidate is expected to establish an 
innovative, externally funded research program and contribute to the 
departmental teaching mission at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking 
candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the 
diversity and intercultural goals of the University. The position will 
start as early as August 1, 2016, and the salary will be competitive. 
Applications should include a brief cover letter, CV with list of 
publications, a 2-3 page outline of research interests, and a separate 1 
page description of teaching interests. Please email the application as 
a single pdf file to bcmbcompbio from utk.edu, and arrange for three letters 
of recommendation to be sent directly to the same email address. Letters 
should be addressed to Dr. Jerome Baudry, Search Committee Chair, and 
informal inquiries may be sent to him at jbaudry from utk.edu. Review of 
applications will begin November 1st, 2015 and will continue until the 
position is filled.

For more information, visit http://www.nimbios.org/positions/

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of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of 
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act 
of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does 
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