Job: Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics – University at Albany, University at Albany, Albany, NY

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Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics – University at Albany
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Albany, NY 12201 United States

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Job Description

The Department of Biological Sciences (, at the University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad area of Bioinformatics and systems Biology. The applicant should have expertise in generating and analyzing large complex data sets that could be from next generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, high content imaging, large scale genomics or metabolomics experiments, among others, with a research program that has applications to human health. Candidates with expertise in nucleic acids, biochemistry or biomanufacturing are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will join collaborative and dynamic colleagues in the University at Albany's Life Sciences Program ( They will also contribute to the Department's graduate program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and/or in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental, and Neural Biology. Initial salary and startup funds are competitive.
The successful candidate is expected to establish a sustained, externally funded research program that may include collaborative research. Applicants should have the ability to interact with a diverse faculty across many research areas.

Job Requirements

• Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or a related field from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
• At least two years of post-doctoral or applied experience
• A strong publication record
• Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population

(Job number: 3916934)