The Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez (UPR-M, http://biology.uprm.edu/) invites applications for a Tenure-track Position as Assistant Professor in Genetics; to begin July 2014 or until position is filled. A successful candidate must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral experience is preferred, demonstrated teaching skills for development of undergraduate and graduate courses including, but not limited to, General Genetics and Human Genetics, and the ability to design and develop other courses in the area of specialty. A strong background in bioinformatics is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active, externally funded research program with undergraduate and graduate students, and collaborate with other faculty. UPR-M recently established the Caribbean Genome Center (http://genomes.uprm.edu/drupal/), a new next-generation sequencing facility with a bioinformatics lab, which is to serve as a hub of collaboration among the faculty and students interested in genetics research. External funds, when obtained, will allow eligibility for release time during the academic year. UPR-M is a Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, and Space-Grant institution; interaction with faculty and researchers in these fields is encouraged. Puerto Rico represents a suitable setting to develop research in tropical systems, and the University of Puerto Rico stimulates collaborations with active faculty and students in a wide range of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan and tuition waivers in the UPR system for immediate family members according to the Certification 50 2011-2012 of the University of Puerto Rico. Knowledge of English and Spanish or a willingness to learn is desirable. Please send Curriculum Vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference by November 1, 2013 via e-mail to email@example.com. For further information please contact Dr. Matias J. Cafaro (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681-9000. The University of Puerto Rico is an Equal Opportunity Employer.