Research Assistant Professor and Faculty Associate Positions in the Center for Precision Health, UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics: Houston, Texas USA
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI) seeks two exceptional candidates for its Center for Precision Health (CPH): 1) a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor in the areas of precision medicine and bioinformatics and 2) a non-tenure track Faculty Associate. Both positions are full-time, 12-month appointments, renewable on a yearly basis. The salaries are competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.
UTHealth is in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center (TMC), located in cosmopolitan Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States. SBMI currently offers PhD and Master’s degrees; it also features certificate programs in biomedical and health informatics.
Qualifications: Research Assistant Professor and Faculty Associate candidates should possess a doctoral degree in one of the following areas: bioinformatics, genomics, genetics, computational biology, biomedical informatics, computer science, engineering, medicine, biostatistics, or related disciplines. A record of verifiable, published research in bioinformatics and genomics and the potential to obtain extramural funding are preferred. Excellent teamwork and communication skills are required.
Responsibilities: Research Assistant Professor and Faculty Associate candidates will be expected to plan, supervise, and direct research in bioinformatics, cancer genomic medicine, and related areas within the CPH, and actively participate in UTHealth Cancer Genomics Core. The candidates will participate or lead in the development of study design, sample or data collection, pipeline development, data analysis, results implementation, manuscript writing, and grant proposal preparation. Collaborative research with other faculty in the CPH, SBMI, and across UTHealth and the TMC (e.g., MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine) is also encouraged. These positions provide opportunities to supervise post-doctoral fellows and lead projects or team research initiatives.
How to Apply for the Research Assistant Professor Position: Note that all application materials must be submitted through UTHealth’s online system at https://uth.referrals.selectminds.com/faculty/jobs/research-assistant-professor-non-tenure-track-precision-medicine-and-bioinformatics-center-for-precision-health-school-of-biomedical-informatics-2112; Req. 180000T9. As part of the application process, the candidate should provide a current curriculum vitae, a research statement, contact information for three references, and a cover letter describing qualifications and career goals.
How to Apply for the Faculty Associate Position: Note that all application materials must be submitted through UTHealth’s online system at http://p.rfer.us/UTHVN41Wr; Req. 180000AX. As part of the application process, the candidate should provide a current curriculum vitae, a research statement, contact information for three references, and a cover letter describing qualifications and career goals.