Investigator Recruitment in Computational Genomics

Organization
National Human Genome Research Institute
Job Location
Bethesda, MD
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Benefits
Job Description

The NHGRI Intramural Research Program, an internationally recognized center for advancing human health through genomics research, is seeking to recruit outstanding tenure-track or tenure-eligible investigators to pursue innovative, independent research in computational genomics. NHGRI faculty members are highly interactive and use genomic approaches, including computational approaches, in a vigorous basic and clinical research program.

Of particular interest are genome scientists pursuing research in one or more of the following areas:

Statistical Genomics
Bioinformatics/Data Science
Systems Biology
Medical Informatics
Genetic Epidemiology
Evolutionary Biology
Functional Genomics Translational Genomics

The successful candidate will be able to take advantage of interactions with a highly collegial group of scientists within NHGRI and the NIH campus as a whole. In addition, the successful candidate will have access to the unparalleled resources of the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC), the NIH Center for Information Technology (CIT), the NIH Clinical Center, and NHGRI’s outstanding core facilities.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S./D.M.D., D.V.M., D.O., R.N./Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, as well as comprehensive, advanced training and a record of accomplishment. This position includes a generous start-up allowance, an ongoing commitment of research space, laboratory and computational resources, and positions for research personnel and trainees.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a three-page description of proposed research, and contact information for three professional references through our online application system at https://irp-positions.nih.gov/apply/. Requests for letters of recommendation will be sent to your references when you submit your application. For more information on NHGRI’s Intramural Research Program, please see http://genome.gov/DIR. Specific questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to Dr. Dan Kastner ([email protected]), Scientific Director of the NHGRI Intramural Program, or Dr. Paul Liu ([email protected]), the Deputy Scientific Director.

The NHGRI will also consider qualified candidates who have applied to the trans-NIH Stadtman Tenure-Track Investigator search, which closed on September 30. Information on this search may be found at http://irp.nih.gov/careers/trans-nih-scientific-recruitments. To ensure consideration by the NHGRI Search Committee, a separate application to the NHGRI is encouraged. The NHGRI review of applications will begin on or around December 1, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. A full package of benefits, including retirement, health, life, and long-term care insurance, and a Thrift Savings Plan, is available. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are Equal Opportunity Employers and encourage applications from women and minorities.

Requirements

Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S./D.M.D., D.V.M., D.O., R.N./Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, as well as comprehensive, advanced training and a record of accomplishment.

How to Apply

Dr. Dan Kastner ([email protected]), Scientific Director of the NHGRI Intramural Program or Dr. Paul Liu ([email protected]), the Deputy Scientific Director.

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