Jobs: Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics

Teaching ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System and nationwide. The Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics is one of only a few standalone Bioinformatics departments in the US and is one of three Departments in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI). CCI is re-orienting undergraduate computing education to focus on patterns for the transfer of knowledge towards student learning that connects to peers, the profession, and the community. The departments are committed to innovative approaches to computing and informatics education and to research that improves the quality of our graduates.The Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (http://bioinformatics.uncc.edu/) is seeking candidates for a full-time, 9-month non-tenure- track Teaching Assistant Professor position. The appointment will be for three years, and is eligible for renewal. A Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science (CS) or a related field is required. Applicants are expected to provide evidence of high quality teaching and educational innovation. Teaching faculty typically engage in curricular and instructional innovation, scholarship of teaching, student recruitment, advising and service. We seek applications from candidates who can teach mainstream CS courses at graduate and undergraduate levels, fuse CS core materials with use cases in bioinformatics and computational biology, and teach algorithms, data structures and object-oriented programming. Further specialization in an advanced area with bioinformatics applications (e.g., machine learning, data mining, data visualization, etc.) would be viewed positively.

Anticipated start is Fall 2018. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (Position No. 001076) and must include vita, teaching statement with evidence of teaching excellence, and complete contact information for three references. Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee. For additional information, contact: Dr. Cynthia Gibas (cgibas@uncc.edu).

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.

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