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Mellichamp Chair in Systems Biology, UC Santa Barbara, College of Engineering

Mellichamp Chair in Systems Biology. The University of California Santa Barbara seeks to hire a highly creative and productive individual to fill a Mellichamp Chair in Systems Biology. The opening has resulted from a philanthropic gift that has been generously donated by Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp.

Candidates at all levels will be considered. The primary academic appointment will be in either Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering, with a possible joint appointment in a related science department.

UCSB's core strengths in Systems Biology lie in the areas of multi-scale stochastic modeling and computation, control and dynamics in biological networks, and robustness analysis of gene regulatory networks. The Systems Biology program is supported and enhanced by a collection of interdisciplinary research and education centers, including the Center for Control Dynamical Systems and Computation, the ARO-sponsored Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, the California NanoSystems Institute, the NSF-sponsored Materials Research Laboratory, the NSF-sponsored Center for Bio-image Informatics and the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics.

Highly qualified individuals from all relevant disciplines in all areas of systems biology and synthetic biology are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted electronically in PDF format to Applications should contain a letter briefly outlining career plans, a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for 3 - 5 references. Address applications to: Systems Biology Search, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by January 31, 2009. However, the search will remain open until the position is filled.

We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The University of California is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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