Assistant or Associate Professor - Computational Biology

Washington D.C.
Academic rank, salary and employment position are competitive, will be commensurate with experience.
September 07 2017
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Assistant or Associate Professor - Computational Biology

The Computational Biology Institute and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health are recruiting for 1-2 full-time tenure track or tenured  faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate(s) will develop a  program of sponsored research with the Computational Biology Institute, and teach and mentor  graduate students in the Department of Epidemiology and  Biostatistics. Academic rank, salary and  employment position are competitive and will be commensurate with experience. GW has a strong  commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and accordingly we encourage applications from members of underrepresented populations.

The Computational Biology Institute seeks faculty members to establish externally funded,  internationally recognized, and interdisciplinary research programs in bioinformatics and/or computational biology in an area such as genome analysis, biodiversity informatics, translational  medicine, public health, cancer, neurobiology and systems biology developing methods to address ‘big data’ issues from a computational perspective.

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics oversees the MPH, MS and PhD programs in epidemiology, MPH program in biostatistics, and the MS program in public health microbiology and emerging infectious diseases. The Department collaborates with the Department of Statistics for the MS and PhD programs in biostatistics.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or PhD conferred prior to the time of application in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Genomics, Epidemiology or a related discipline, with postdoctoral research experience; as well as experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals, proposing and/or implementing funded research, and teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in their area of expertise.

Responsibilities: The successful candidates will devote approximately 50% of their efforts to obtaining, implementing or overseeing funded research, and 50% to teaching, mentoring, and educational administration.

Application Procedure: Applicants should complete the online faculty application at and submit the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research interest to include accomplishments and future plans; and 3) a statement of

teaching interest to include mentoring interest. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on September 11, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

For further information about the Computational Biology Institute at George Washington University, please see Additional information about the Milken Institute School of Public Health can be found at and the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

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