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UT Health Faculty Associate, Non-Tenure Track - Deep Learning and Genetics, School of Biomedical Informatics in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Faculty Associate, Non-Tenure Track - Deep Learning and Genetics, School of Biomedical Informatics

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics

Requisition #: 210001WR

The School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI), at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has a non-tenure track position at the Faculty Associate level in the area of deep learning and genetics.

UTHealth is in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center (TMC) located in cosmopolitan Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States. SBMI currently offers Masters and Ph.D. Degrees, along with a certificate program in biomedical and health informatics.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

The successful candidate will be expected to work in conjunction with plans for population genetics informatics under the direction of Dr. Degui Zhi. The candidate will provide technical expertise to facilitate the study design, sample or data collection, pipeline development, data analysis, results implementation, manuscript writing, and grant proposal preparation. Collaborative research with other faculty within SBMI and across UTHealth and TMC (e.g., MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine) is also encouraged.

QUALIFICATIONS :

The individual should possess a doctoral degree in one of the following areas: bioinformatics, genomics, genetics, computational biology, biomedical informatics, computer science, medicine, biostatistics, or related disciplines. A record of verifiable and published research in bioinformatics and genomics and potential for obtaining extramural funding are preferred. Excellent teamwork and communication skills are required.

APPLICATION:

As part of the application process, the applicant should provide a current curriculum vitae, a research statement, contact information for three references, and a cover letter describing qualifications and career goals.

APPOINTMENTS/BENEFITS :

This position is a full time appointment on the non-tenure track, renewable on a yearly basis.

SALARY :

Competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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