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Assistant / Associate Professor in Bioinformatics of Infectious Diseases

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Applicants should submit a cover letter, contact information for three references, curriculum vitae, research statement (no more than 3 pages), and teaching philosophy at Application materials submitted in other ways will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on November 13, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Contact with questions.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Posting Number 2017_00518F
Posting Type
Working Title Assistant / Associate Professor in Bioinformatics of Infectious Diseases
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Salary Range
Job Summary

We seek to recruit a computational infectious disease researcher to complement research strengths at UGA in informatics and infectious diseases. We aim to hire an individual with a strong record of innovation and ability to develop and apply new computational tools (simulations, data mining, data integration and visualization, among others) to infectious diseases (host-pathogen biology, personalized medicine, microbiome, drug or vaccine candidate development, among others). The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of assistant or associate professor depending on credentials and accomplishments. This is an interdisciplinary position, with the appointment being split between the Department of Infectious Diseases and the Institute of Bioinformatics. The position includes a competitive salary, sufficient laboratory space and a generous start-up package.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D., MD, DVM or equivalent degree in a computational, biomedical or biological science and have two or more years of postdoctoral training. Candidates for Associate rank must additionally have at least 4 years of experience at Assistant or higher rank.
Teaching responsibilities will be in our developing undergraduate and graduate programs.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 10/09/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents