Open Job Positions

Nov. 17, 2019

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Faculty in Human Genetics

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Human Genetics, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM).

This position may be in a variety of academic departments, including School of Public Health, Mathematics, Life Sciences, Nursing, Dental Medicine, or the School of Medicine. The institute will build excellence in personalized medicine to discover new applications of personalized medicine and improve health services and outcomes. The institute has 5 core faculty and ~20 affiliate faculty at UNLV already working in these areas. We seek candidates with research interests, expertise and accomplishments in bioinformatics, genomics, human genetics, biostatistics, genome sequencing, and/or genetic testing.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, a three page research plan, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on March 19, 2021, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Edwin Oh, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.

Faculty in Bioinformatics

[R0123481]

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Bioinformatics, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM).

The position requires a sufficient understanding of biology, genetics, genomics and human diseases, and solid computational and statistical training.  Experience in NGS sequencing analyses, statistical genetics, and human genetics and disease studies are preferred.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, a three page research plan, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on March 15, 2021, and full consideration will be gained for materials submitted by that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Qing Wu, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Bioinformatics

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a Bioinformatics, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, NIPM GAA Core, UNLV Research and Economic Development.

The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will conduct bioinformatics research for the Personalized Medicine COBRE (Center of Biomedical Research Excellence) Genome Analysis and Acquisition Core at the Nevada Personalized Medicine Institute at UNLV. The successful candidate will be experienced in bioinformatics analysis, genetic data analysis, make corresponding tables and figures, and prepare reports and manuscripts for projects. The postdoc will be required to have experience in analyzing Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data (such as RNA and DNA sequencing results generated from an Illumina, or similar, platform), data processing and analysis, including building analysis pipelines, and visual/graphic display. They will contribute to research grants and publications, and assist with writing grant proposals and journal articles.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Genetics and Cellular Biology, NIPM

[R0123291] 

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Genetics and Cellular Biology, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM).

The successful candidate for this position will be an essential component of Dr. Chen's Laboratory (NIPM Psychiatric Genetic Lab) on daily operations. The candidate will mainly focus on cell culture, confocal imaging, flow cytometry, and molecular biology lab experiments, etc. The candidate will receive training in specific areas of research with the aim of progressing towards an independent career. In addition, he or she will need to work closely with graduate students, undergraduates that work in the lab. The candidate will also help to analyze and present data, and write the manuscript, or grant. Skills on bioinformatics are preferred. He/she will be a co-author of any work, depending on his/her contribution.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on March 16, 2021and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Jingchun Chen, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.

Graduate Students in Bioinformatics, Genetics, and Biostatistics 

We are seeking graduate students for many or our faculty.  Please visit our faculty web pages and contact them directly.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

NIPM is always accepting new undergraduates to perform research in various aspects of personalized medicine in computer science, bioinformatics, cell and molecular biology, biostatistics, genetics and genomics, and clinical research. Many of our faculty are currently accepting new students. To apply to a NIPM laboratory, please apply using the NIPM Undergraduate Research Electronic Application System. Thank you for considering NIPM research.