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Faculty Position - Quantitative Biology

at Gladstone Institutes

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Reference #: 1187

Job Description

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    Faculty
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  • Responsibilities

    Gladstone recently launched an initiative to establish a “Convergence Zone”, which will be a vibrant group of labs and core facilities focused on emerging and highly innovative technologies for biomedical research (e.g., new approaches in imaging, single-cell analysis, nanotechnology, mass spectrometry, genome editing). Bioinformatics and biostatistics will play a central role in this team.

    Qualifications

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree in computer science, statistics, mathematics, bioinformatics, or a related field and a demonstrated interest in developing and leveraging novel quantitative methodology for answering cutting edge questions in biology. A record of successfully applying techniques from quantitative fields to solve challenging problems in basic and/or biomedical science is required. Research interests in genomics, genetics, stem cell biology, genome engineering, metabolism, proteomics, developmental biology, or microscopy/imaging are preferred.

    The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at UCSF at an appropriate rank (Assistant/Associate/Full) and will be affiliated with UCSF programs such as the Institute for Computational Health Sciences, the Integrative Program in Quantitative Biology Graduate Program, the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3), or the Institute for Human Genetics.

    Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, and contact information of three references. Please apply online by clicking here

    Gladstone and UC San Francisco seek candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Gladstone Institutes and the University of California are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

    About Gladstone

    The Gladstone Institutes is a renowned center of excellence focused on applying basic science to disease. We are an independent, not-for-profit research organization affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and located in an award winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus. Our science contributes to the health and wellbeing of all people through research, education, and outreach in the areas of cardiovascular disease, neurological disease, and virology and immunology.