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Adjunct Professor Track Faculty Position - Bioinformatics

Application Window

Open date: May 6, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Jun 3, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, May 5, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Biological Chemistry is recruiting adjunct faculty as part of an initiative in Computational Biomedicine.

We are seeking outstanding applicants in the area of bioinformatics to develop an innovative program in analysis of genomic data related to biomedical research including genomics data related to metabolomics, transcriptomics, and heritable genetic features and epigenetic influence. The successful candidate for this position will innovate in approaches to analysis of biomedical research data from across the campus in the areas of precision health, cancer, metabolomics, epigenetics, immunology and neuroscience.

Major leadership roles for successful candidates will include responsibility for a bioinformatics staff dedicated to innovate in bioinformatic tools, and to support campus investigators in bioinformatic and statistical analysis of omics data and to teach bioinformatics to levels ranging from beginners to experienced users by developing and leading workshops. Successful candidates will also help to support development of an online bioinformatics master’s program within a two-year period and teach in some of those classes. Candidates are expected to innovate in approaches and to publish in professional journals to fulfill this faculty position. Location of work may accommodate hybrid format as is appropriate for fulfillment of these responsibilities. Appointments will be in the School of Medicine and candidates are eligible to participate in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan when their appointment is at 51% or greater. The balance of research and teaching responsibilities, and placement on the salary scale will be commensurate with experience. Starting appointments are for one year.

We are dedicated to increasing the participation of under-represented racial and ethnic minorities as well as women in STEM fields, and particularly encourage applications from these groups.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Successful candidates must have an M.D. or Ph.D.

Application Requirements

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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA