Assistant Professor of Quantitative and Computational Biology
Computational Structural, Synthetic, or Systems Biology
The Department of Biological Sciences in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Computational Structural, Synthetic, or Systems Biology. The ideal candidate is expected to have a rigorous mathematical, computational, and/or statistical background. Priority will be given to applicants based on the overall originality of their work and promise for establishing a strong independent research program.
The successful candidate will join the Quantitative and Computational Biology (QCB) section, a group of 12 tenured/tenure-track core faculty members with a long history of over 35 years of computational biology research and educational programs, including a rigorous Ph.D. program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics with 60 students and an elite undergraduate major in Quantitative Biology with 50 students. Members of the QCB section work closely with faculty across the Department of Biological Sciences, other Departments in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, and in the Viterbi School of Engineering and Keck School of Medicine. More information on the QCB section can be found at http://dornsife.usc.edu/qcb/. The Department of Biological Sciences is located on the University Park Campus in Los Angeles, California.
The anticipated start date is August 16, 2020, and applicants must have received a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree by time of appointment. Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. Please submit, in a single PDF file, a curriculum vita, a cover letter, a statement of research accomplishments and future research plans, a teaching statement, and the contact information of at least three references that will provide letters of recommendations. Please direct inquiries to Rokas Oginskis at firstname.lastname@example.org
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