The Center for Systems Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking an accomplished genome scientist to serve as the Director of a new computational immunogenomics core. In this position, the Director will be able to recruit additional core staff. The Director and core staff will collaborate with faculty in the Departments of Immunology and the Starzl Transplantation Institute on diverse research projects including transcriptional and epigenetic profiling, single-cell genomics, antigen receptor specificities and high dimensional molecular profiling of human immune cell states. The successful candidate is expected to have strong expertise in computational genomics and be motivated to develop or rapidly adopt emerging analytic pipelines and pursue their applications in the context of the immune system. They should have experience in working with and enhancing collaborative academic teams. The University of Pittsburgh appointment will be at the level of a Research Assistant Professor for a three-year term, with renewal and promotion based on progress.
Minimum requirements: candidate must possess a doctoral degree in computational biology or bioinformatics or a related discipline with at least 3 years of post-doctoral experience. Research experience in genomics in the context of immunology and/or cancer biology will be an asset. Applicants should demonstrate potential and commitment to excellence in research through collaborations and also the computational training of students, postdocs and research staff.
Application closing date 8/15/20. Salary commensurate with experience.
Qualified applicants should forward curriculum vitae including contact information for 3 references as well as a research statement to:
Prof. Harinder Singh
Center for Systems Immunology and the Department of Immunology
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
200 Lothrop Street, 10th floor, E1040
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.