The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Bioinformatics, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine [R0112965]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 30,000 students and 3,900 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada.
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applicants for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Tenure-Track or Tenured). This position provides technical support for bioinformatics and statistical analyses for NIPM faculty and research projects. The position requires a sufficient understanding of biology, genetics, genomics and human diseases, and solid computational and statistical training. Experience in NGS sequencing analyses, statistical genetics, and human genetics and disease studies are preferred.
Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure-track): Applicants must have a PhD in statistics/computer science/genetics/ biology from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum of two (2) years' experience. The person should have first-hand experience in large scale genomics/genetics/bioinformatics analyses in human diseases. The experience and skill to manage and maintain Lunix cluster is desired.
Associate or Full Professor (Tenured): Applicants must have a PhD in statistics/computer science/genetics/ biology from a regionally accredited college or university and a track record of publication, an established externally funded research program, and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: data analytics in a health context; biostatistics; bioinformatics; genetics, and genomics. The person should have first-hand experience in large scale genomics/genetics/bioinformatics analyses in human diseases. The experience and skill to manage and maintain Lunix cluster is desired.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferredqualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on January 14, 2019 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Edwin Oh, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.
Announcement Number: R0112965