Assistant Professor in Genomics
Clark University, Department of Biology
United States

Faculty position in Genomics.  The Department of Biology at Clark University, Worcester MA ( invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2020. The successful candidate will have research space in the Lasry Center for Biosciences and is expected to develop an externally-funded research program involving Ph.D., Masters, and undergraduate students in Biology or in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BCMB). Any area of genomics will be considered. We encourage applications from candidates who integrate experimental and computational approaches in Genomics. There will be opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary programs including Mathematical Biology & Bioinformatics, and Health, Science & Society. Postdoctoral experience, evidence of external funding success and promise of teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels are desired. The successful candidate will teach Bioinformatics, a new course in Computational Methods in Biology and other courses in their area of expertise.


Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (including URLs for their professional websites), statements of research and teaching interests, a statement describing how they address issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, and challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups, and three key publications. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted. All application materials should be submitted to E-mail inquiries may be directed to David Hibbett ( Review of applications will begin August 16, 2019.


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