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Tuesday, September 6

Washington University -- Open rank faculty position in Computational Biology/ Evolutionary Genomics/ Epigenetics

Washington University in St. Louis
Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis (http://www.wubio.wustl.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor, from candidates whose research employs computational and/or genomic-scale approaches to answer important biological questions. We seek an innovative and accomplished scientist whose research program will complement and diversify existing departmental research areas including epigenetics, developmental biology, and evolution in plant/animal/microbial systems.
The successful candidate will have an appointment at an appropriate rank in the Department of Biology depending on qualifications and is expected to establish an externally funded research program. Contributions to both undergraduate and graduate teaching and research mentoring are essential. Duties will also include serving as a formal advisor to select undergraduate students and participating in departmental committees and university service. 
Qualifications for Assistant Professor position include a PhD degree in a related field and strong research, mentoring and teaching credentials. Qualifications for Associate or Full Professor include all of the above requirements and a program of research and publications expected of a tenured position. Competitive start-up funding, laboratory development resources and ancillary support commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and needs are available with this position. 
Applications received before Oct. 1 will receive full consideration. Consideration after that date will be at the discretion of the search committee. Applicants should submit the following materials in a single pdf file format: cover letter; current curriculum vitae; separate statements of research and teaching interests; and three letters of reference sent directly to the application email address, computationalsearch@wustl.edu. Candidate application materials must be submitted electronically as one PDF file to computationalsearch@wustl.edu. Questions regarding the search process should be directed to Kenneth Olsen (kolsen@wustl.edu), Chair of the Search Committee.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.