Postdoc Job in Charlotte, North Carolina – 328969 | Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics at University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina

Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities The successful candidate will mentor and teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  This position will be expected to develop and maintain an externally-funded research program including students as well as demonstrate excellence in research via a strong publication record.  The successful candidate will benefit from and be expected to fully participate in team science efforts in the center such as cross disciplinary research, grant writing, joint symposia, and curriculum development. 
The Bioinformatics and Genomics Department is a research-intensive unit with both a Ph.D. program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and a M.S. in Bioinformatics.  Visit bioinformatics.uncc.edu for more information. Faculty in this Department support an undergraduate Bioinformatics Minor and Bioinformatics Concentrations within the BS and BA degrees in Computer Science.  The Department has excellent BSL-2 and BSL-3 wet lab facilities, several high-performance computer clusters, and has dedicated space for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and staff.  

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience Applicants for this position must hold a Ph.D. in the biological, computational or related sciences.  The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in research via a strong publication record, aptitude to secure extramural funding, as well as a commitment to mentoring and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applications that promote diversity through mentoring, research, teaching, and outreach are especially encouraged. 
 
The successful candidate in this position will work primarily in a newly constructed research space as part a cluster of faculty hires in One Health visit: brc.uncc.edu for more information.
 
The thematic focus for the cluster hires will be the combination of life and computational sciences, particularly ecology, molecular biology, genomics, and organismal biology as these fields apply to infectious diseases and ecosystem health.  Candidates that have research programs in whole genome phylogenetics, phenotype-genotype relationships in host pathogen systems as aided by high performance computing and multiomics are especially encouraged to apply.

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