Northwestern University hiring Bioinformatics Team Scientist in Chicago, Illinois, United States

The Division of Nephrology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time non-tenure-eligible Team Scientist at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of computational genetics, genomics and/or epigenomics. Preferred areas of research interest include somatic and germline variation, epigenomic signatures, chromosomal instability and genomic rearrangements. We are seeking an individual with an established program in computational genomics who is drawn to the broad opportunities at Northwestern, with its collaborative clinical programs at Northwestern Memorial and Lurie Children’s Hospitals. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine offers a robust research infrastructure for translation.

Qualified candidates will have a PhD and/or MD with an outstanding record of research in the area of computational biology as it relates to medicine. The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.

When applying, please upload a CV and cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position. Also upload this completed list of references form to suggest the names of individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.

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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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