Program in Systems Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Position ID:UMASSMED-PSB-TTF [#961]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computational Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Molecular Biology
Developmental Biology
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2011/09/09, finished 2014/09/14, listed until 2013/03/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The newly established Program in Systems Biology invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track or senior tenured professor position. Rank will be commensurate with ability and experience. The position will be highly competitive with regard to start-up funds, laboratory space, and salary.

The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program. We are seeking energetic and collaborative individuals who will develop a strong research program to tackle important problems in one of the following areas in systems biology: Network Biology, Single Cell Systems Biology, Genome Biology, Evolution and Variation. Exceptionally strong candidates in other areas will also be considered.

The Program in Systems Biology will be housed in the new state-of-the-art Albert Sherman Center that is scheduled to open early 2013. The Program has high-performance computing facilities and a full-time systems administrator to support the research activities of its Faculty.

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the Program, a curriculum vitae that includes honors, publications, and a succinct research plan. To expedite the review process, applicants should invite three individuals who are familiar with your work and potential for success to upload their recommendation letters at the same web address. Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Professors A.J. Marian Walhout ( or Job Dekker (

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
364 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01655

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