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Quantitative Cell Biology

Several faculty positions are available in the area of Quantitative Cell Biology – both experimental and computational – to join the R. D. Berlin Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling (CCAM) and the Center for Quantitative Medicine (CQM) at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, in Farmington, CT. Applications at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels are invited, but applications from outstanding senior investigators will also be considered. The positions include a tenure-track appointment in an appropriate academic department in the UConn School of Medicine.

Candidates should be engaged in quantitative studies to elucidate cellular function, or to integrate cellular function with other biological scales. Research areas of particular interest include cell biophysics, cell mechanics, cell signaling, synthetic biology, gene regulation, and metabolism. Research based on technologies such as computational modeling, quantitative microscopy and photonics, microfluidics, or machine learning/data science would be very suitable. Candidates that combine both experimental and computational approaches are especially appropriate.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in a related field and a strong record or demonstrated promise of relevant publications and extramural funding. A commitment to collaborative multidisciplinary research is essential. CCAM and CQM are multi-disciplinary research centers with 15 faculty members focused on development of computational, photonic, and microscopic approaches to study cellular systems and their integration with larger biological scales, and informatics. Our faculty engage in many collaborations within the center, UConn, the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine on our campus, as well as with other teams nationally and internationally.

The Centers are well known for their development of cellular modeling and simulation software like the Virtual Cell Project (http://vcell.org) and COPASI (http://copasi.org), both currently funded under an NIH resource center grant, and host user facilities in High-Performance Computing and in Microscopy for the University. The Centers’ faculty run a graduate program in Systems Biology, focusing on computation and experimental approaches, associated with a PhD and MD/PHD program in Biomedical Sciences.

All candidates should send a CV and contact information for 4 references. At the Assistant Professor level, include a plan for proposed independent research, describing its current funding sources and/or potential for future grant support. Candidates at senior levels should describe their current and long term research plans, providing evidence for a strong and sustainable funded research program.

Enquiries to Pedro Mendes (pmendes@uchc.edu)

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA THIS WEBSITE UConn Health Careers. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan, and statements of teaching interests and leadership vision. Applications are being accepted now and will be continuously reviewed until the positions are filled.

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