Assistant/Associate Professor (Log# 19-109)

Georgia State University School of Public Health
Atlanta, Georgia
August 23 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Georgia State University (GSU) is a leading urban research institution located in Atlanta, Georgia.  The School of Public Health is a CEPH-accredited program with more than 400 graduate and undergraduate students and over 50 core faculty and academic professionals. Successful applicants will join a unique, contemporary, multi-disciplinary School of Public Health with emphasis in urban health research, applied public health, health policy, and community applications. 

The School of Public Health is currently seeking outstanding applicants for the following position:

Epidemiology & Biostatistics/Next Generation-Assistant/Associate Professor (Log# 19-109)

The School of Public Health invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate level, in the areas of computational genomics and bioinformatics.  Candidates should have a strong background in mathematical modeling and data analysis. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong quantitative research programs. A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biomedical Engineering or related area is required. Preference will be given to those candidates who have a strong record of independent or collaborative research and teaching, and extramural funding.  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, Engineering, 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.

This position is part of GSU’s Next Generation research program.  This program provides new opportunity for collaboration and innovation. 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. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, 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.