8 days old

Assistant Professor Of Quantitative Biology

Durham, New Hampshire 03824
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Jobs Rated

The Durham campus of the University of New Hampshire is the state's flagship public university, and home to a vibrant campus community that embraces its surroundings.

Located in the seacoast region, and bordering the Gulf of Maine and White Mountains, UNH Durham provides outstanding opportunities for year round activities. UNH Durham additionally is 65 miles north of Boston (with on-site rail transportation available).

UNH prides itself on sustainability, and New Hampshire is consistently voted among the nation's top states in which to reside. UNH is a Research-I, Land, Sea and Space Grant University and is recognized for research excellence nationally and internationally.

The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences (MCBS) is an energetic and growing department with seven new tenure-track faculty hires in the past five years. We also interact with three Departments within the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA), and the state's Agricultural Experiment Station.

MCBS offers degrees at the Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral levels. Faculty additionally participate in university-wide interdisciplinary doctoral programs. Undergraduate programs focus on preparing students for careers in the life sciences, including advanced training in graduate or professional programs. These interactive programs further foster cross-disciplinary and integrative approaches to teaching and research. For more information about MCBS, please visit

At UNH, diversity among administrators, faculty, staff and students also drives excellence. We therefore are committed to enhancing and sustaining an educational and working community that is inclusive and equitable, and cherish these values as inextricably linked to our core mission. We are a public institution with a long-standing commitment to equal employment and educational opportunity for all qualified persons, and our non-discrimination policies (please see below) extend and apply to admission, access to, treatment within, or employment in UNH programs or activities.

The University is also committed to excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, or pregnancy.

Summary of Position

The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences (MCBS), College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) invites applications for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor of Quantitative Biology starting Fall 2020.

We seek an engaged new faculty member who demonstrates strong potential to develop an internationally recognized research program that leverages big data to address questions of fundamental importance in life sciences research and who will contribute passionately to our teaching mission.

Candidates working in fields including but not limited to Computational Biology, Computational Biochemistry, Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Metabolomics, Statistical Genomics, Systems Biology, and others are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates who conduct hypothesis-driven research utilizing evolutionary and/or comparative frameworks to advance novel algorithmic approaches for the analysis of large biological datasets.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to develop a high-impact, externally-funded research program in Quantitative Biology and to provide high-quality, vibrant instruction by developing and teaching courses that reach students at all levels of the curriculum including introductory courses in the candidate's discipline and graduate courses in the candidate's specialty. In addition, service to the department, college, and university is required.

The successful candidate will interface with any of several centers for excellence at the University of New Hampshire including the Research Computing Center, the Center of Integrated Biomedical and Bioengineering Research, the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering and the Hubbard Center for Genome Studies.

Graduate student training opportunities are provided through affiliation with any of the MCBS administered graduate programs including Microbiology, Genetics, Biochemistry, and Molecular & Evolutionary Systems Biology.

Review of applications will begin on January 15th, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate a start date of August 2020.

The following application materials are required: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of teaching interests and philosophy (maximum two pages), 4) research statement (maximum four pages), 5) up to three representative publications and 6) contact information for 3 professional references.

We seek applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

For administrative questions related to application submission, please contact Paul Boisselle at

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in any field related to Quantitative Biology and the demonstrated potential to develop and lead an externally funded research program. Postdoctoral experience is required. Candidates must also be committed to undergraduate and graduate education. The ability to collaborate effectively with a broad range of researchers is important.

Special Requirements
A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

To view description and apply, visit

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Apply Here


Jobs Rated Reports for University Professor

Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Assistant Professor Of Quantitative Biology

Durham, New Hampshire 03824

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
University Professor
3rd2018 - University Professor
Overall Rating: 3/220
Median Salary: $75,430

Work Environment
Very Good
Very Low
Powered ByCareerCast