Bioinformatics, Statistics and Python adjunct faculty positions
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Location: Rockville, MD
Internal Number: 105211
Part-Time Adjunct Faculty:
Statistics for the Life Sciences: This course introduces the basic statistical concepts to visualize, summarize, and interpret statistical data, and draw conclusions as they pertain to Translational Life Science Technology.
Translational Bioinformatics: This course is an introduction to bioinformatics, and includes genome analysis, BLAST searching, phylogenetic tree development, proteomic and transcriptomic data set analysis, and an introduction to systems biology.
Introduction to Python Programming with Translational Applications: The class will teach Python3 programming language, and students will learn fundamental coding concepts and practices applicable to other major programming languages such as C++ and Java.
ABOUT UMBC: UMBC is a R1 public research university that prides itself on quality teaching, innovative research, and public service. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students an undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. We are dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning. The 2015 US News and World Report Best Colleges report placed UMBC fourth in the Most Innovative National Universities category and sixth in Best Undergraduate Teaching, National Universities. The Chronicle of Higher Education named UMBC as one of the Great Colleges to Work For, a recognition given to only 86 universities. UMBC's campus is located on 500 acres just off I-95 between Baltimore and Washington DC, and less than 10 minutes from the BWI airport and Amtrak station. The campus includes the bwtech@UMBC research and technology park, which has special programs for start-ups focused on cybersecurity, clean energy, life sciences, and training.
UMBC-Shady Grove is located at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), a regional higher education center that offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs from nine Maryland public universities on one convenient campus in Montgomery County. Programs at UMBC-Shady Grove help prepare students for rewarding careers in the region's most high-demand fields. Students who successfully complete their coursework at UMBC-Shady Grove graduate with a degree from UMBC. Through on-campus services such as academic coaching, career advising, internship preparation, personal counseling, and leadership training, students leave UMBC-Shady Grove with the academic skills and real-world experiences needed for successful careers.
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UMBC is committed to inclusive excellence and innovation and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: To apply, applicants must have a graduate degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, public health, or a related professional field (Ph.D. or other terminal degree preferred). Experience in the biotechnology industry, government, or academia conducting research related to translational science is strongly preferred. Previous university teaching experience is helpful though not required.
APPLICATION: Please submit a cover letter, complete CV and teaching statement, and a statement of commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion in STEM via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/105211 . For best consideration please apply before May 15, 2022.
Positions will remain open until filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Elizabeth Friar (firstname.lastname@example.org). However, all applications MUST be submitted through Interfolio.
UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.