UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
210001OV Requisition /
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 research assistant professor level in the areas of population 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 Master's and Ph.D. Degrees, along with a certificate
program in biomedical and health informatics.
The successful candidate will be expected to plan, supervise, and direct
research in 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 in across UTHealth and TMC (e.g.,
MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine) is also encouraged.
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 and potential
for obtaining extramural funding are preferred. Excellent teamwork and
communication skills are required.
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.
Note that all application materials must be submitted through UTHealth's
This position is a full time appointment on the non-tenure track, renewable on
a yearly basis.
Competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.