Position Descriptions

OPEN-RANK TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION (CIBEM)

The newly established Center for Integrative Bioinformatics and Experimental Mathematics (CIBEM) at the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (Rochester, NY) has an immediate opening for a tenure-track faculty (open-rank) position to lead our bioinformatics research in the CIBEM. The successful candidate should have a focus on immunology and infectious diseases, which represents a major institutional strength at the University of Rochester (UR). Major NIH-funded center awards and contracts to the UR in this area include a newly awarded Respiratory Pathogens Research Center (RPRC), the Autoimmunity Center of Excellence, the Center for Biodefense Immune Modeling (CBIM), the Center of Excellence in Influenza Research and Surveillance (NYICE), a Developmental Center for AIDS Research (DCFAR), an HIV Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) and the Rochester Human Immunology Center (RHIC).

We are looking for a creative individual to join our inter-disciplinary research Center. The applicant should have a Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer engineering, biostatistics, biology or other related scientific discipline. Background in immunology, virology or infectious diseases and experience in analysis and interpretation of transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, or other high content data related to biological networks are strongly preferred. Familiarity in bioinformatics databases and software tools is a plus. Demonstrated evidence of good communication and collaboration skills is essential. Senior candidates being considered at the Associate or Full Professor level will be expected to have an outstanding research program, including high-profile publications and a successful record of extramural funding. The compensation and start-up package are competitive and dependent on experience and qualification. University of Rochester is an AA/EOE employer. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged. Please apply online (to apply: Search Job Opening ID 175297) and send your CV, three references and other supporting materials to

Dr. Hulin Wu

C/O: Ms. Debra Perno (Job Code: Bioinformatics-faculty)

Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 630

Rochester, NY 14642

Email: debra_perno@urmc.rochester.edu

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH TRAINEE

The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the University of Rochester anticipates openings for postdoctoral traineeships in Environmental Health Biostatistics starting in spring 2013 or fall 2013. Receive training in advanced biostatistical theory and methods, work on epidemiologic and laboratory studies related to environmental health, pursue methodologic research.

In accordance with NIEHS requirements, the trainee must have completed a doctoral degree in statistics or a related subject and must be a US citizen or permanent resident.  Positions will be available for 12 months initially with possibility of renewal for a second year by mutual agreement.

Applications and three reference letters should be sent to:

Dr. David Oakes
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 630
Rochester, NY 14642

or by email to oakes@bst.rochester.edu

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH TRAINEE
BIOSTATISTICS/ BIOMATHEMATICS/BIOINFORMATICS/ BIOCOMPUTING

The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the University of Rochester anticipates openings for postdoctoral traineeships in Biostatistics for AIDS research. The trainees will receive training in biostatistics/biomathematics/bioinformatics/biocomputing and pursue methodologic research with applications to HIV/AIDS studies. In accordance with NIH requirements, the trainees must have completed a doctoral degree in biostatistics, biomathematics or a related subject and must be a US citizen or permanent resident.  Positions will be available for 12 months initially with possibility of renewal for a second year by mutual agreement.

Applications and three reference letters should be sent to:

Drs. Hua Liang and Hulin Wu, Co-Directors of the Training Project
C/O: Ms. Debra Perno (Job Code: Training)
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 630
Rochester, NY 14642
Email: debra_perno@urmc.rochester.edu




The University of Rochester is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution.  Applications from women and under-represented minorities are particularly encouraged.