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Assistant Professor of Molecular and Computational Biology

Biological Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Molecular and Computational Biology Section of the Department of Biological Sciences, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, intends to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor. We are seeking an accomplished and innovative scientist that combines experimental and in silico approaches to pursue large-scale cellular, genomic and proteomic research. Specifically, we aim to broaden our scope in systems biology, synthetic biology, developmental genomics, and the innovation of novel genomics techniques. However, we will also consider other related areas in which combined use of computational and experimental approaches is required. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and have demonstrated the ability or potential to conduct independent research in the aforementioned areas and to attract external research funding. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019. Applicants should submit, in a single pdf file, a curriculum vita, a cover letter, research and teaching statements, and the contact information of three references. We request that the cover letter discusses how your research, teaching, mentoring, or service addresses USC’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in the STEM fields (  In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  For more information, please contact Ian Ehrenreich (

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

REQ20079722 Posted Date: 10/11/2019

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