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Assistant Professor Tenure-Track- Genomic Data Science and Systems Biology

Apply now Job no: 496017
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

Seton Hall University, an archdiocesan Catholic institution founded in 1856, invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Biological Sciences to start Fall 2024, pending final budgetary approval.   

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will develop a rigorous research program that engages both graduate and undergraduate students. The candidate will seek external funding to support the research lab. Faculty are expected to teach biology major/nonmajor courses and develop courses within their area of expertise. The faculty will advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students and provide services to the department, college, and university.

More specifically, this hire would be expected to (1) run a core biology courses & support the biology majors in all sciences; (2) increase the variety of upper level bio-electives by offering new courses such as Genomic Data Science and Systems Biology; (3) assist with educating, managing, mentoring, and advising the increased number of biology majors; (4) provide a computational based research space for undergrads and graduate students; (5) assist with all the day-to-day activities that are important to a functional department; and, just as importantly, (6) the faculty member will participate in innovative, collaborative program development in interdisciplinary STEM fields as part of our “STEM Initiative.”

Required Qualifications:

The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Biology or a related discipline with at least two years of post-doctoral training.  Individuals with expertise in computational biology, genomics, data science, or other related disciplines are encouraged to apply. Seton Hall University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

Desired Qualifications:

For consideration, please submit the cover letter with the job code, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research interests.  Please also send three letters of recommendation.  Applications received before December 1, 2023 will receive priority review. 

Salary Grade:

FA01 - Faculty

Exempt/Nonexempt: Exempt

Physical Demands: General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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