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Assistant Professor
Area:   Molecular Systems Biology
Position Title:   Assistant Professor
Position Code:   ASNS4949A
Status:   Closed
Description:   The University of California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers research-centered and student-oriented educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.

The Molecular Cell Biology unit and Quantitative and Systems Biology graduate group at UC Merced invite applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position from exceptional candidates in the field of Molecular Systems Biology. We seek experimental biologists who make technically innovative, theory-driven, high-dimensional measurements of whole cells and sub-cellular systems to explain fundamental biological processes. Theoretical biologists undertaking simulations at such scales are also invited to apply. Research areas of interest include macromolecular interaction networks, kinetic networks, regulatory networks, and multiplex single-molecule analysis.

The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.
Qualifications:   Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Molecular Systems Biology or allied field, a record of impact on the field of Molecular Systems Biology, and potential to maintain an extramurally funded research program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or specialized graduate courses in Quantitative and Systems Biology.
Salary:   Negotiable based on UC Academic Salary Scale
Closing Date:   04/24/2015
To Apply:   Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research 4) statement of teaching 5) four letters of reference and 6) statement of diversity summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity at UC Merced.

Applications must be submitted via this website.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

For more information:   Please contact David H. Ardell (Search Committee Chair) at dardell@ucmerced.edu

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