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Department: 190101 - College Of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
Successful candidates will engage in transformative research which integrates expertise in biological, biophysical, computational, and/or mathematical methods to investigate dynamic events in human, animal or plant development on any level, from the nanoscale to the whole organism.
The cluster seeks individuals with expertise in using state-of-the-art quantitative methodologies and/or computational modeling to address fundamental aspects of Developmental Biology such as:
The mechanisms that regulate individual cell behavior, proliferation, differentiation, potency and reprogramming,
How material properties and dynamic physical / mechanical forces influence collective embryonic cell behavior and tissue shape,
The formation, maintenance and appropriate scaling of the geometric configurations of cells and tissues that comprise organs and organisms, and
The mechanisms that underlie the evolution of new biological forms and facilitate morphological plasticity in response to stress or environmental change.
Although we are interested in individuals who can bridge experiment and theory, and have the ability to translate research outcomes to address biomedical or agricultural challenges, applicants whose expertise is mainly in the computational realm are also strongly encouraged to apply. Demonstrated collaboration as a member of a multi-disciplinary team is essential. For more information please visit (facultyclusters.ncsu.edu).
Hires will be expected to provide key leadership in quantitative and/or computational biology across the university, teach in existing courses, and develop specialized coursework in their area of expertise.
Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
Demonstrated collaboration as a member of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
Priority will be given to candidates that have demonstrated interdisciplinary collaborations that cut across academic units.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00106224
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