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Assistant Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Requisition Number FE02488
Working Title
Department Name 7H375: Internal Medicine - Health Services Research
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

A Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, computer science, bioinformatics or a related field

Required Related Experience

Strong methodologic and applied expertise; Excellent collaboration and communication skills; Productivity in research, teaching and aptitude for mentoring

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor with strong background in bioinformatics, such as statistical and computational methods for single cell sequencing, immuno-oncology, circular RNA profiling, microbiome, metabolomics and ‘omics integration.

This new faculty member is expected to work collaboratively with basic science, clinical, and population-based investigators at the Markey Cancer Center, to pursue independent methodological research, and to participate in education activities.

The Markey Cancer Center has a strong commitment to professional development and mentoring. Generous start-up funds, competitive salary, and a professional environment to ensure success in building a career are available.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience in cancer-related research is preferred, though not required.

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Posted: 2020-12-21 Expires: 2021-01-20

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Lexington, KY 40507

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