FSU - Biological Science

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

Assistant Professor Positions in Genetics and Genomics

Employer: Florida State University
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Salary: 9 Month Salaried
Posted: October 27, 2022
Discipline: Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Biology, Developmental Biology, Genomics
Position Type: Full Time
Organization Type: Academia
Job Type: Faculty

The Department of Biological Science at Florida State University (https://www.bio.fsu.edu) invites applications for two tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR positions in the broadly difined areas of (1) Genetics, and (2) Computational Genomics.

Faculty Position in Genetics: We are seeking candidates who take a molecular or genetics-based approach to study fundamental or innovative questions in developmental biology, mechanisms of disease, or cell biology, using any animal, plant, tissue, or cellular system. Submit your application as a single pdf file to http://www.jobs.fsu.edu (JOB ID 53338). Questions about this position should be directed to Prof. James M. Fadool: genetics.search@bio.fsu.edu.

Faculty Position in Computational Genomics: We are seeking candidates who creatively develop and apply computational approaches to drive biological discoveries and innovations using large-scale data and innovative technologies. Computational biologists who incorporate wet lab research programs are welcome to apply. Submit your application as a single pdf file to http://www.jobs.fsu.edu (JOB ID 53340). Questions about this position should be directed to Prof. Hank W. Bass: comp.gen@bio.fsu.edu.

Candidates are expected to establish a productive, extramurally funded research program and contribute to undergraduate teaching and graduate training. Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate, with a demonstrated record of achievement in research. Postdoctoral training in the field of specialization is preferred. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022, and applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

The Department: The Department of Biological Science is a diverse and interactive group with more than 40 tenure-track faculty members with expertise in developmental genetics, epigenetics, genomics, chromosome biology, neuroscience, ecology, evolution, conservation biology, structural biology, and virology. The Department supports faculty success through engaged mentoring. Researchers have access to excellent and fully staffed departmental and university core facilities supporting genomics, computational research, cryo-EM, confocal and light sheet microscopy, flow cytometry, and mass spectrometry. The department also maintains BSL2 and BSL3 labs, greenhouses, field sites, and vivaria.

FSU Values: Florida State University is committed to enriching our learning and working environments by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. We encourage applications from candidates with identities underrepresented in science and those who have a demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, leadership roles, and public engagement, in the broadest sense.

Job Location: Tallahassee is the capital city of Florida, situated in the Big Bend region, renowned for its diverse and undeveloped habitats. The city and university feature an excellent quality of life with proximity to several state and national parks, accessible rivers, a National Wildlife Refuge, and the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, along with a rich program of performing arts, athletic events, and year-round outdoor activities.

How to Apply: Submit your application at http://www.jobs.fsu.edu using the job code number. Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3-page research statement that summarizes your significant research accomplishments and describes your future research plans, 1-2 page teaching & mentoring statement, and 1-2 page diversity statement describing your commitment to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as copies of one or two of your most significant publications. Include the names and contact information for 3-4 reference letters as instructed in the application portal.

Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer. http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf