Med-Computational and Systems Biology - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (18001808)
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and the University of Pittsburgh Department of Computational and Systems Biology We invite applications for new tenure-track or tenured Faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and under exceptional cases Full Professor level, at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center (Hillman) and in the Department of Computational and Systems Biology (DCSB) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. We seek creative individuals who can develop a cutting-edge research program and lead collaborative research initiatives on the development and use of novel computational models, methodologies, machine learning algorithms and quantitative analysis and dissemination tools to address current challenges in cancer research and to facilitate the translation of basic research into clinical applications. The department and/or HCC provide an integrative and supportive research environment to engage in interdisciplinary science with ample space and facilities for both dry- and wet-lab work. Research focus areas of interest include, but are not limited to, single cell transcriptomics/genomics, cancer heterogeneity, cancer phylogeny; microbiome and its effect on immune regulation; dynamic systems modeling in cancer; 4D genome architecture and dynamics; anticancer drug discovery and systems pharmacology. Level of appointment and salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience and responsibilities. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to mentor students at the Joint Carnegie Mellon University-University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology, as well as those in the recently founded Integrative Systems Biology PhD program. The review of applications will begin on Dec 1st, 2018, and will continue until the position( s) are filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled." Applicants are kindly requested to submit to Ms. Lola Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org) a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three references, and research statement via email. The review of applications will begin on Dec 1st, 2018, and will continue until the position( s) are filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
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Internal Number: 18001808
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.