Job Opportunity: Genomics Faculty Position - Assistant/Associate Professors, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Rachel Howell
September 26, 2014

The Department of Biology at Temple University invites applications for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions in genomics. We are interested in early and mid-career scientists who will integrate concepts, methods, and tools from evolutionary and population genomics to address significant questions in biology and biomedicine. Successful candidates will have a primary focus on large scale analytics and computational science. They will be core faculty of the new Institute for Genomics and Evolutionary Medicine (iGEM) or the Center for Computational Genetics and Genomics (CCGG) at Temple University. We are seeking candidates who will closely complement existing strengths in the Dept. of Biology in the areas of molecular evolution, population genetics, phylogenomics, phylomedicine, biodiversity, and computational biology.

Applicants should submit to igem@temple.edu a single pdf containing a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a summary of current and future research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please include in the cover letter a link to a Google Scholar profile. Through their research and teaching statements applicants should inform the search committee about the transformative and cross-disciplinary aspects of their work. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014.

Temple University is located in the heart of historic Philadelphia, and is the sixth largest provider of graduate school education in the USA. Situated in close proximity to New York City and Washington DC, Philadelphia is home to a large biotech industry and has many outstanding academic and research institutions.

Temple University is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer committed to achieving a diverse community