Tenure Track position - Bioinformatics - San Francisco State University

Assistant Professor —Tenure-Track
Bioinformatics or Systems Biology
San Francisco State University

We seek candidates with leadership in developing computational or quantitative methods to study biological questions, especially utilizing genomic, transcriptomic, or other highly quantitative approaches. Preference will be given to individuals whose interests complement existing departmental research strengths in molecular biology, genetics, physiology, ecology, and evolutionary biology. Responsibilities include teaching an upper-division course in bioinformatics or systems biology, programming, or other quantitative methodology. Candidates are encouraged to establish collaborative work with individuals within biology, computer science, mathematics or other departments.

Qualifications are a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral training. Teaching experience desirable. Candidates must be committed to teaching, mentoring undergraduate and graduate (MS) students, and developing a competitive, externally-funded research program. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests, copies of significant publications, and arrange to have three reference letters sent to: Chair, Bioinformatics & Systems Biology Search Committee, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132-1722. We strongly encourage electronic submission of applications as a single PDF (excluding reference letters; publications may be sent as separate PDF files) with “Bioinformatics & Systems Biology Search” in the subject line to biology@sfsu.edu. Review of applications begins 15 November 2010 and continues until a suitable candidate is chosen. For additional information, visit our web site at http://biology.sfsu.edu. SFSU and the Department of Biology are committed to a diverse professoriate that includes women and individuals from underrepresented minority groups. SFSU is an EEO/AA employer.