The Institute of Bioinformatics and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia invite applications for a joint tenure-track faculty position in bioinformatics or computational biology, to start August 2013. The appointment is at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor; however, appointments at the Associate Professor rank are possible for exceptional candidates. The candidate should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the sciences and a strong research record at the interface of computing and life science. The successful candidate will join our highly-active interdisciplinary program in Bioinformatics (http://iob.uga.edu) with a tenure home in one of the following Franklin College Departments: Cellular Biology, Computer Science, Genetics, Marine Sciences, Mathematics, Microbiology, Plant Biology, or Statistics (http://www.franklin.uga.edu/academics/departments.php). The candidate will be expected to maintain a rigorous, externally funded research program and contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching.
Applications must be uploaded as PDF documents to http://recruitment.franklin.uga.edu and should include a cover letter, CV, and brief statements of research and teaching interests. Three letters of recommendation should be uploaded separately to the same web site. The committee will begin reviewing applications on December 6, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
The Institute of Bioinformatics, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of their faculty and students, and to sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an EEO/AA institution.
Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov). UGA is a land- and sea-grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).