As part of a new initiative in Genomics, Stony Brook University invites applications for six tenure-track faculty positions in the broad areas of genomics, sequencing, and informatics.
We are seeking candidates with interest and expertise in using high-throughput sequencing and other modern genomics tools to answer questions related to the ecology and the physiology of living organisms, as well as candidates interested in developing new methods and approaches to generate and analyze genomics data. Positions may be filled in coordinated sets; e.g., the simultaneous hire of faculty with expertise in experimental genomics/sequencing and faculty with expertise in informatics. In addition to colleagues and resources at Stony Brook and its medical school, cluster faculty will have access to the resources of the New York Genome Center (nygenome.org), of which Stony Brook University is a Founding Member. Successful candidates would be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program, supervise student research and teach courses related to their field. Academic appointments for cluster faculty will be based on their areas of research and will be in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, as well as in the departments of Ecology and Evolution, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science. Further description of each position is available at www.stonybrook.edu/clusterhires
Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in appropriate discipline; demonstrated outstanding research strength; a strong disciplinary background; interest in interdisciplinary research; and strong experimental and/or theoretical skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Strong publication record in discipline. Graduate and/or undergraduate teaching experience.
Special Notes: These are tenure track positions. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. It is expected that the positions will be filled at the Assistant Professor level; however, exceptional candidates at higher ranks will also be considered. Application review will begin in January 2014 and will continue until all positions are filled. For full descriptions of the positions and application instructions, visit www.stonybrook.edu/clusterhires.
To view application procedure, full position descriptions, or to apply online, visit www.stonybrook.edu/jobs (Ref. # F-8315-13-11).
Stony Brook University/SUNY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
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