Georgia State University, Computer Science

1671 12784
Position ID:GSU-CS-BIOINF [#12784, 19-118]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Bioinformatics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30302, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / Computational Biology/Bioinformatics
Appl Deadline:2019/02/01 finished (2018/11/16, finished 2019/06/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Georgia State University
Department of Computer Science
Tenure Track Position
Harnessing Modern Biotechnologies and Bioinformatics to Improve Public Health (Next Generation Faculty Program)
GSU Position: 19-118

Georgia State University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant or associate levels, in the areas of computational genomics and bioinformatics. This candidate will join a new interdisciplinary cluster of faculty from public health, computer science, and biomedical sciences as part of a university wide effort to deepen a select number of strong research areas. Candidates should have a strong background in one of the following areas: bioinformatics, computational biology, mathematical modeling, and data analysis. A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biomedical Engineering or related areas, is required. Preference will be given to those candidates who have a strong record of independent or collaborative research and teaching, and a strong potential for securing external funding. The Georgia State University has a significant strength in biomedical sciences, particularly in infectious disease, microbial pathogenesis, inflammation and immunity. We expect the successful candidates to be able to work with a team of faculty members from Computer Science, Public Health, Mathematics and Statistics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), Biology, the Neuroscience Institute and/or Center for Diagnostics and Therapeutics (CDT), synergistically advance biomedical science research at GSU.

Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university located in Atlanta, is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. In the heart of one of the largest and most racially/ethnically diverse metropolitan areas in the Southeastern U.S., we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring underrepresented demographics in the sciences.

Applicants should register with (the registration is free) and upload (1) a cover letter, (2) an academic CV, (3) statement of research interests, (4) teaching statement that includes candidate’s experience mentoring students under-represented in the sciences, and (5) names and contact information of at least three references.

An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University, a Research University of the University System of Georgia, is an EEO/AA Employer. We strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates.

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Further Info:
404 413 5700
Department of Computer Science
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 5060
Atlanta, GA 30302-5060

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