Assistant or Associate Professor of Biological Sciences: Comparative, Evolutionary and Population Genetics

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biological Sciences: Comparative, Evolutionary and Population Genetics

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Department of Biological Sciences in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor position in the area of Comparative, Evolutionary and Population Genetics. The ideal candidate is expected to have a rigorous mathematical, computational, and/or statistical background. Priority will be given to applicants based on the overall originality of their work and promise for establishing a strong independent research program.

The successful candidate will join the Quantitative and Computational Biology (QCB) section, a group of 10 core faculty members with a history of over 35 years of computational biology research and educational programs, including a Ph.D. program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and undergraduate major in Quantitative Biology. Members of the QCB section work closely with faculty across the Department of Biological Sciences, and in the Viterbi School of Engineering and Keck School of Medicine. More information on the QCB section can be found at The Department of Biological Sciences is located on the University Park Campus in Los Angeles, California.

The anticipated start date is August 16, 2019, and applicants must have received a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree by time of appointment. Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application at: . Please submit, in a single PDF file, a curriculum vita, a cover letter, a statement of research accomplishments and future research plans, a teaching statement, and the contact information of at least three references that will provide letters of recommendations. Please direct inquiries to:

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

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