Faculty Positions

Program in Systems Biology

The newly established Program in Systems Biology invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track or senior tenured professor position. Rank will be commensurate with ability and experience. The positions will be highly competitive with regard to start-up funds, laboratory space, and salary.

The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program. We are seeking innovative, energetic and collaborative individuals who will develop a strong research program to tackle important problems in one of the following areas in systems biology: Network Biology, Single Cell Systems Biology, Genome Biology, Evolution and Variation. Exceptionally strong candidates in other areas will also be considered.

The Program in Systems Biology is housed in the new state-of-the-art Albert Sherman Center that opened early 2013. The Program has high-performance computing facilities and a full-time systems administrator to support the research activities of its Faculty.

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the Program, a curriculum vitae that includes honors, publications, and a succinct research plan to http://www.academicjobsonline.org (Position # 2970). To expedite the review process, applicants should invite three individuals who are familiar with your work and potential for success to upload their recommendation letters at the same web address. Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Professors A.J. Marian Walhout (marian.walhout@umassmed.edu) or Job Dekker (job.dekker@umassmed.edu).

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

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