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Tenure-Track or Tenured Professor

We are seeking innovative, energetic and collaborative individuals who plan to develop strong computational research programs to tackle problems in one of the following areas: regulatory genomics, comparative genomics, systems biology, RNA biology, evolutionary biology, statistical genetics, or proteomics. Exceptionally strong candidates in other computational biology areas will also be considered. Wet bench research space can be arranged for individuals who are interested in performing experiments to augment their computational efforts.

The Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology is housed in the new state-of-the-art Albert Sherman building next to Program in Systems Biology and the RNA Therapeutics Institute. The closely collaborating Program in Gene Function and Expression, Program in Molecular Medicine, and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology are located in neighboring buildings. The Program is supported by high-performance computing facilities. Salary and start-up package will be highly competitive and commensurate with the high level of accomplishment expected for successful applicants.

ApplyIconApplicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the Program, a curriculum vitae that includes publications, honors, and a succinct research plan to

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.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Professor Zhiping Weng at

UMass Chan Medical School has built a reputation as a world-class research institution in basic and clinical research. The Medical School attracts more than $250 million in research funding annually, 80 percent of which comes from federal funding resources. the Medical School is located within a ten-minute drive from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The two Universities have numerous joint research and educational efforts in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology.

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