Job position at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL. Deadline is on

Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor

Bioinformatics, Quantitative Biology

Job summary
The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign invites applications for a tenure-track bioinformatics/quantitative biology position (full time, 9 months) at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the Department of Comparative Biosciences. Outstanding scientists who conduct research in a quantitative biology discipline including bioinformatics, cancer genomics, biostatistics molecular epidemiology and toxicology, and computational neuroscience are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in investigators who have a strong experimental biology background.  The successful candidate is expected to participate in the bioinformatic component of multidisciplinary teams and to collaborate with colleagues to obtain meaningful information from multi-omics datasets to address questions relevant to both basic science and clinical translation.  

The University of Illinois is a premier public research university, known for its uniquely multidisciplinary collaborative research environment. The College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an expert faculty with diverse and complementary interests, with research strengths in all levels of multiple disciplines of basic, translational, and clinical research. The College and University Campus offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized campus town, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life.
Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., DVM, or an equivalent doctoral degree and postdoctoral experience is preferred.  Candidates who would like to be considered at the rank of Associate Professor must have an outstanding track record of publications and funding. Candidates should have a cutting-edge research program, a strong publication record and evidence of their potential to compete successfully for extramural funds. Applicants with a cross-disciplinary research portfolio are also encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to contribute to teaching in the graduate and professional (DVM, MD) curricula.
This is a 9-month position. Salary will be commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications. The University of Illinois offers a complete benefits package. For additional information, please visit:
Starting date
Anticipated starting date is near or on August 16, 2024.
Application procedures:
Please create a candidate profile through For full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2023. Applications should include a cover letter, an up to 3–4-page research statement, updated CV and contact information for three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. For additional information regarding the position requirements, please contact:
Dr. Michael Spinella, Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Comparative Biosciences
University of Illinois
2001 South Lincoln Ave
Urbana, IL 61802

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