The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in research via a strong publication record, aptitude to secure extramural funding, support and foster diversity, as well as a commitment to mentoring and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an independent externally-funded research program. The Bioinformatics and Genomics Department is research-intensive with both a Ph.D. program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and a M.S. program in Bioinformatics. Faculty in the Department support an undergraduate Bioinformatics Minor and Bioinformatics Concentrations within the BS and BA degrees in Computer Science. This position will work primarily at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, NC and will collaborate with faculty at NCRC, in addition to faculty on the UNC Charlotte main campus and researchers from other domestic and international research institutions if possible.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Applicants for this position must hold a Ph.D. in the biological, computational or related sciences. We seek applicants working in any organismal system, whose research has the potential to relate to the areas of human health and nutrition. In particular, we are interested in candidates with expertise in omics approaches.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.