Research Assistant Professor_Lineberger

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 27 Dec 2019

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Research Assistant Professor_Lineberger  
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Research Assistant Professor_Lineberger  
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Job Summary:
The Department of Pharmacology and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invite applications for a fixed term faculty position to direct the computational biology efforts within a cancer biology lab. The successful candidate must have a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals, a well-defined research vision, and will be expected to direct a lab that performs translational cancer research as well as seeks to understand the oncogenic or tumor suppressive function of cancer relevant genes. The successful candidate is expected to develop their own research program that complements the cancer biology and disease expertise of the PI and current lab members. They are also expected to successfully compete for external, peer reviewed funding as well as supervise graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. UNC Chapel Hill is ranked eighth in the US based on federal research funding and is a US News and World Report top 25 medical school. The Department of Pharmacology ( and the UNC Lineberger ( offer a rich academic environment with extensive opportunities for collaborative research. As one of the three ?points? of The Research Triangle along with Raleigh and Durham, the lovely university town of Chapel Hill continually receives accolades for being a top location to live and work for educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School System is considered to be one of the best in the nation.  
Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must have prior experience with computational biology / bioinformatics as well as cancer genomics. R coding at an intermediate to advanced level is a requirement. Fluency with processing and analysis of RNAseq and ChIPseq data is a requirement.Applicants should have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degree.  
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