Assistant Professor of Marine Informatics

Organization: 
University of Rhode Island
Job Location: 
Kingston, RI
Job Description: 

The University of Rhode Island is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the College of the Environment & Life Sciences (CELS), with research interests in bioinformatics as applied to marine organisms and/or ecosystems. Applicants are expected to develop a strong and externally funded research program focused on bioinformatics of marine organisms and/or ecosystems. Candidates developing approaches that combine ecological or evolutionary data with genome-derived data are especially encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include teaching an undergraduate class focused on management and analysis of large biological data sets, plus other courses that enhance interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs. Anticipated appointment will be August 1, 2013. Visit the College’s website http://cels.uri.edu for more information on the College’s programs. There are numerous opportunities for collaborative research with investigators in CELS, the Graduate School of Oceanography, the Department of Computer Science & Statistics, the College of Engineering, and the College of Pharmacy. Applications must be submitted online by visiting the URI jobs website at (https://jobs.uri.edu) and to view complete details for job posting (#6000940). Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Please attach the following (PDF) documents to the online Faculty Profile Application: (1) Cover letter, (2) CV which includes the names and contact information for three references, (3) a research statement, and (4) a statement of teaching philosophy. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION ONLY. For more information, contact Dr. Bethany Jenkins, Search Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, URI, Kingston, RI 02881 (marinfo@etal.uri.edu).
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer and values diversity.

Contact Information: 

Dr. Bethany Jenkins, Search Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, URI, Kingston, RI 02881 (marinfo@etal.uri.edu).