POOL-Postdoctoral Researcher

Position Overview

The Center for Computational Biology invites qualified Ph.D.'s to submit applications, which will be reviewed by individual faculty members and placed in a pool for consideration for research positions in Computational Biology.

Job Description

75% - Assist with the research of a faculty member in modeling of biomolecules and their interactions, develop algorithms and software, apply them to biological molecular systems, and perform computer-aided drug and protein design.

10% - Present updates on ongoing research, written reports on research progress; participate in group meetings.

5% - Maintain an up-to-date file of current literature references pertinent to the ongoing research projects.

5% - Interact and help supervise graduate and undergraduate students with their research.

5% - Contribute to the upkeep of the laboratory.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) records of accomplishments entered into CV, (2) descriptions of research and education experiences provided in application materials, (3) references, and (4) publications as appropriate.
  1. Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or closely related field by the onset of appointment.
  2. Expertise in algorithms and software development for computational biology as evidenced by application materials.
NOTE: To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD in hand. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an Acting basis not to exceed 6-months.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated research skills in computational biology, biophysics and modeling of molecular systems.
  2. Experienced with programming in computational biophysics and biochemistry.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete electronic application will include a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter and the names and contact information for three (3) references.

Deadline/Review Date: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing, continuous basis
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing - hires will be made on an as needed basis

Contact Information to Applicants

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Work Schedule

40 hours/week

Application Review Begins

Thursday February 8, 2024

Anticipated Start Date

Sunday February 18, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26999BR
  • Department:  Computational Biology
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Assignment:  On-Site
  • Reg/Temp:  Regular
  • Employee Class:  U-Unclassified Professional Staff
  • Review Begins:  08-Feb-2024

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