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Syracuse University Assistant Professor - Bioinformatics in Syracuse, New York

The Department of Biology at Syracuse University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Bioinformatics at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates should have demonstrated bioinformatics and computational biology research experience that complements existing departmental strengths in Genetics, Genomics and Epigenetics; Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology; Evolution and Animal Behavior; Neuroscience and Ecology and Plant Biology. Candidates must have expertise in the application of bioinformatics techniques and should be interested in the development of novel statistical and algorithmic approaches, potentially including Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Optimization Algorithms. The candidate is expected to develop a vigorous externally funded research program and participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring in the areas of his or her expertise.

This recruitment is part of the ambitious Invest Syracuse Big Data Initiative in the broad area of Genomics, Bioinformatics, Data Sciences and Analytics. Faculty hired into these positions will join a highly collaborative group of biologists and will contribute to a multidisciplinary research cluster that spans multiple departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Falk College and Whitman School of Management. The Department of Biology also has strong research and educational ties to the adjacent Upstate Medical University and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.