Assistant Professor, U Kansas

October 14, 2011 § Leave a comment

The University of Kansas
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology

The Center for Bioinformatics (Bioinformatics Program) and the Department of Molecular Biosciences invite applications for an assistant professor tenure-track faculty position to begin as early as August 18, 2012. The interdisciplinary Center for Bioinformatics ( complements existing strengths in the Department of Molecular Biosciences (, including structural biology, computational chemistry, proteomics, and developmental/molecular genetics, as well as strengths in drug design and information technology in the Schools of Pharmacy and Engineering. The Center fosters international activities in Bioinformatics and combines outstanding research and a Ph.D. program.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in a discipline related to Bioinformatics is expected by the start date of the appointment; potential for excellence in research in Bioinformatics; commitment to teaching life sciences courses; and strong record of research accomplishments in at least one of the following areas: modeling of macromolecular structure and interactions, modeling of protein networks, and systems biology.

For the full position announcement and to apply online, go to: and search for position 00001644. Submit a CV, letter of application, statement of past and future research, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and a list of at least three references who may be contacted via telephone or e-mail. Initial review of applications begins November 1, 2011 and will continue until no longer needed. Direct inquiries to Dr. Ilya Vakser (

Special consideration will be given to applicants committed to excellence who can contribute to the University’s innovative, collaborative, and multidisciplinary initiatives to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that will change the world.  See

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