NIMBioS, University of Tennessee, and
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

373 7822Position ID: NIMBioS-MATHBIOFACULTY [#7822]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Mathematical or Computational Biology
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1527, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Biology or Mathematical Biology
Application Deadline: finished (2015/10/02, finished 2016/05/16, listed until 2016/04/02)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology (BCMB) and the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of computational biology or mathematical biology, with a primary appointment in BCMB. We seek applicants whose research will center on the predictive modeling of cellular, subcellular, or developmental systems or networks. The successful candidate should address questions that complement existing strengths in the BCMB department (, and the cross-disciplinary approaches supported by NIMBioS ( There also exist opportunities to interact with groups and facilities in the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

A PhD in a relevant field and postdoctoral research experience are required. The successful candidate is expected to establish an innovative, externally funded research program and contribute to the departmental teaching mission at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. The position will start as early as August 1, 2016, and the salary will be competitive. Applications should include a brief cover letter, CV with list of publications, a 2-3 page outline of research interests, and a separate 1 page description of teaching interests. Please email the application as a single pdf file to, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the same email address. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Jerome Baudry, Search Committee Chair, and informal inquiries may be sent to him at Review of applications will begin November 1st, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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Contact: Jerome Baudry, (865) 974-9334, (865) 974-9300 (fax)
Postal Mail:
1122 Volunteer Blvd., Suite 106
Knoxville, TN 37996-3410
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