Assistant Professor - Bioinformatics

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

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Requisition Number
Job Category
Faculty/Staff Physicians  
Job Title
Assistant Professor - Bioinformatics  
# Hours Per Week
Shift/Work Schedule
McGovern Medical School  
Job Location
Texas Medical Center  
Job Summary
The Department of Neurosurgery at the UT Health McGovern Medical School invites applications for a tenure-track or non-tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek outstanding applicants with strengths in bioinformatics and applied statistical genetics with a primary interest in analyses of next generation sequencing to understand human disease and differential response to therapeutics. Research studies may exploit familial, population-based, and extreme phenotyping data.  
Additional Summary Specific to Job
Current research in the department is diverse with focuses on neurovascular pathologies, brain cancer, regenerative medicine, cluster headaches, epilepsy, among other topics. Our faculty actively collaborates with researchers in various departments and schools across the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world.
Required Qualifications:
(1) Ph.D. in Human Genetics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, or associated discipline;
(2) knowledge of statistics and genetics;
(3) a record or potential for obtaining peer-reviewed funding and publications through independent and collaborative research in the area of specialization;
(4) excellent written and oral communication skills;
(5) ability to work independently combined with willingness to work in a highly interactive collegial group of faculty, surgeons, research scientists, investigators, educators and students.
Organizational Requirements
UTHealth is an EOE/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.  
Departmental Requirements/Preferences
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience  
This position works with Houston Independent School District (H.I.S.D.) students.
This position works with minors under the age of 18 years.
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This position will use radiation sources
Pre Employment Conditions
Open to current UTHSC-H employees only?
Job Classification
FLSA Status
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This is a grant funded position
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