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Research Scientist - Computational and Biological Physics

at University of Houston Downtown

Posted: 4/11/2019
Job Reference #: FAC000967
Keywords: lab

Job Description

TheDepartment of Physics at the University of Houston seeks to fill a ResearchScientist position in computational and biological physics.   Candidateswith expertise in computational physics, statistical physics, bioinformatics, andtheoretical biological physics are encouraged to apply. The candidate isexpected to work with the Principal Investigator of the Theoretical BiologicalPhysics on proposal writing to seek federal funding on related subjects. Thecandidate must work with the team to publish journals and manage and run theTheoretical Biological Physics lab on a daily basis. Candidates must alsodemonstrate a commitment and potential for excellence in mentoring the graduatestudents and undergraduate students in research. Effective communication skillsare required.

Applicationsshould include: (1) a detailed cover letter describing the applicant'sbackground and qualifications for the position; (2) a statement of philosophy,interest, and experience in teaching; (3) a detailed statement of proposedresearch, including plans for involving students and for seeking externalsupport; (4) a full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications; and (5)the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least threeprofessional references. The applicants must apply through


Reviewof applications will begin immediately, and will continue through April 15,2019, or until the position is filled.


TheUniversity of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged toapply. The University of Houston is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE program.

Position requires a candidate with a PhD degree in Physics.  Postdoctoral experience is preferred.


Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check. Should your listed references be contacted, they will be asked to submit a letter of reference via email attachment.