Assistant or Associate Professor in Genomics

Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas
Job Location
Lawrence, KS
Job Description

The Department of Molecular Biosciences at the University of Kansas invites applications for a faculty position at the tenure-track Assistant or Associate level in Genomics. We are seeking applications from outstanding scientists with experience in genome-level, quantitative approaches to understanding any area in modern experimental biology. The department provides a highly interactive, multi-disciplinary research environment that includes successful researchers in the areas of genetics and genomics, computational biology, cell and developmental biology, neurobiology, microbiology, biochemistry, and cancer biology ( Departmental strengths in genomics complement those in related units on campus, including the Center for Bioinformatics, the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, and the School of Pharmacy. All scientists with active, innovative research programs in the area of experimental genomics are encouraged to apply.


Required qualifications for the position include a PhD and postdoctoral experience in genetics, genomics or a related discipline, potential for excellence in genomics research, and a commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the life sciences. For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, applicants must additionally demonstrate an established history of extramural research funding.

How to Apply

For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to, or go to, click on "Faculty, Lecturers, Academic Staff", click on "Search openings", and search by key word "Genomics". A complete online application includes the following materials: a cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research goals, statement of teaching interests, and contact information for at least three professional references. Initial review of applications begins November 3, 2014 and will continue as long as required to identify a qualified pool. Informal inquiries can be directed to Stuart Macdonald ([email protected]), Chair of the search committee.

About Our Organization

The University of Kansas is a major educational and research institution located in Lawrence, a vibrant, thriving community of more than 90,000 a short drive from Kansas City and the KU Medical Center. KU is committed to expanding its innovative research programs. We especially encourage woman and minorities to apply.

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