Job Opportunity: IBEST Director, Research
November 20, 2017
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST), a Level III Institute at the University of Idaho, facilitates and accelerates research in evolutionary science and bioinformatics, inclusive of all scholarly disciplines. IBEST faculty, staff, and students conduct basic research in evolution, as well as evolutionary modeling and applied evolutionary research in biomedical, agricultural, computational and conservation sciences. The IBEST missions are to a) facilitate interdisciplinary research in evolutionary studies, b) maintain and enhance Genomics and Computational Resources Core facilities, and c) promote interdisciplinary training of undergraduates, graduate students (through the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology graduate program), and postdoctoral fellows. The IBEST director will oversee the efforts relevant to this mission and will have a split appointment roughly half-time in the Office of Research and Economic Development, reporting to the vice president, and half-time as a participating faculty member in the incumbent’s tenure college and academic department. Read more and apply here.
About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, a research and Extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to more than 12,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky Conference. Learn more: www.uidaho.edu