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Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track - Department of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology


Employer: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location:
Posted: July 23, 2014
Expires: September 19, 2014
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Science jobs from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center:
The Department of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (DBCB) at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking candidates for available faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. DBCB invites applications from outstanding researchers in bioinformatics or computational biology with a focus on questions of importance in cancer research. Candidates should possess very strong academic credentials and an interest in multidisciplinary collaborative research. Ph.D. or M.D. required. DBCB currently includes 15 faculty members. MD Anderson is strongly committed to growth of DBCB in view of the increasingly important roles of computational and analytic approaches in biomedical science. Areas of active research focus currently include bioinformatics, biostatistics, systems biology, high-performance computing, next-generation sequencing, knowledge engineering, and mathematical modeling. Faculty members participate in didactic and/or supervisory teaching of graduate students. Support personnel include excellent teams of BioAnalysts, Statistical Analysts, Programmers, and Information Technologists. DBCB and its colleagues were recently awarded major funding to form a Genomic Data Analysis Center (GDAC) of The Cancer Genome Atlas project (TCGA). The GDAC is teaming with other top bioinformatics groups around the country to develop a suite of advanced, innovative, systems-oriented resources for biological interpretation of molecular profiling data. Further information about DBCB can be found at http://www.mdanderson.org/departments/bioinformatics. MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world's foremost institutions for cancer research. It offers salaries and benefits that are highly competitive, especially given the relatively low cost of living in Houston. Houston is one of the world's most interesting and diverse cities, featuring great neighborhoods, excellent private and public schools, superb museums, highly acclaimed opera, symphony, ballet, and theater, first-rate international cuisine, and year-round recreational and entertainment opportunities.

Consideration of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Initial review of applicants will begin immediately. Interested applicants should send a CV, statement of research interests, and three letters of reference to the Search Committee at Bcb-faculty-search@mdanderson.org .

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

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