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Assistant/Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

Employer
Asian University for Women
Location
Bangladesh
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint two Associate/Assistant Professors of Bioinformatics to the Undergraduate Science and Math Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Bioinformatics, and will be expected to teach related courses under the science course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Date of Appointment: August 2022

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Bioinformatics/computer science or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Bioinformatics or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach students whose native language is not English

Teaching requirement: six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach:

Faculty 1: General Biology (part I and part II), Biotechnology, Molecular Evolution, Seminar/Thesis, and other courses in support of the Bioinformatics curriculum.

Faculty 2: Introduction to Bioinformatics (with lab), Advanced Bioinformatics with programming (with lab), Computational Biology, Genomics/Proteomics, Seminar/Thesis, and other courses in support of the Bioinformatics curriculum.

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chattogram, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East. Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd  by April 31, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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