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UT Health Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track - Computational Biology, School of Biomedical Informatics in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track - Computational Biology, School of Biomedical Informatics

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics

Requisition #: 2000012B

The School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has a non-tenure track position opening at the assistant professor level in the area of Computational Biology and bioinformatics.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will join the Center for Systems Medicine team. They must have expertise in computational biology, machine learning and molecular and cellular biology. He/she will apply expertise in statistical modeling and data mining to single cell sequencing data analysis and human disease models. The candidate will also work on NIH funded projects related to single cell sequencing studies, LncRNA function studies and epigenetic studies. The candidate should be proficient in working with a PI to submit research findings for publication in order to advance scientific knowledge; in addition, he/she should be able to assist a PI in obtaining grant funding and other types of financial support.

QUALIFICATIONS: The individual should possess a doctoral degree in one of the following areas: bioinformatics, genomics, genetics, computational biology, biomedical informatics, computer science, medicine, biostatistics, or related disciplines. A record of verifiable and published research in bioinformatics and genomics and potential for obtaining extramural funding are preferred. Excellent teamwork and communication skills are required. Please provide a cover letter, CV, a research statement and references.

APPOINTMENTS/BENEFITS: This position is a 12-month full-time appointment on the non-tenure track. All interested parties should go to the link below and reference requisition # 190001YT to provide their curriculum vitae, research statement, names of three references, and a cover letter describing the applicant's qualifications and career goals.

SALARY: Competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.

UTHealth is in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center (TMC) located in cosmopolitan Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States. SBMI currently offers Master's and Ph.D. Degrees, along with a certificate program in biomedical and health informatics.

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