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Assistant or Associate Professor - Mathematical Biology

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Posting Details

Position Details

Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor - Mathematical Biology
Posting Number F00345
Department Biology:H0104
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Benefits Eligible? Yes
Full-time/Part-time Status Full-time
Job Description

The Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants with research interests and a record of accomplishment in dynamic models of biological systems are encouraged to respond. Possible specialties include, but are not restricted to, biochemistry, biological networks, cell biology, cancer biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, gene regulation, infectious diseases, molecular dynamics, neurobiology, and systems biology.

Successful applicants will complement existing departmental strengths in evolutionary genetics, genomics, developmental and stem cell biology, and cancer biology. The position requires a Ph.D. and significant relevant academic experience. Hiring at the Associate Professor rank requires a record that includes scientific achievement, external funding, and graduate or undergraduate instruction.

Faculty members are expected to establish and maintain nationally competitive externally funded research programs and to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching. The department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student population.

The Department of Biology and Biochemistry has state-of-the-art laboratory space, well-equipped core facilities and broad opportunities for research collaborations within the University of Houston as well as with other member institutions of the Texas Medical Center. The University of Houston has excellent high-performance computing resources.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, research plan, statement of teaching philosophy, list of references with contact information, and cover letter. Review of applications will begin on November 15 and continue until the position has been filled.

UH is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Minimum Qualifications

The position requires a Ph.D. and significant relevant academic experience. Hiring at the Associate Professor rank requires a record that includes scientific achievement, external funding, and graduate or undergraduate instruction.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Instructions to the Applicant

Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate.

All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

Desired Employee Start Date 09/01/2017
Posting Open Date 11/02/2016
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy or Statement
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document