Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Bioinformatics

Faculty Positions in Bioinformatics

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) has launched a fully philanthropically funded Department of Bioinformatics with the mission of creating computational methods for integrative analysis and modeling of complex biomedical processes in high-dimensional and multi-modal data sets. The development of this research program is driven under the premise that bioinformatics is a pattern recognition problem whose solution builds on the combination of computational theory and algorithms that are sharable across all biomedical data types and research applications. Accordingly, the Department seeks continued growth of its faculty with individuals who will address fundamental questions in computer science while effectively translating the results into high-impact basic and clinical research.

Openings can be filled at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Generous startup packages and research space will be available through department resources and/or co-recruitment with other UTSW departments. Candidates applying for a position at the Assistant Professor level may qualify for nomination for the (  Candidates at the Associate and Full Professor level are expected to have an established grant portfolio that will be transferred to UTSW (multiple R01 equivalents).

To apply: Candidates must have a Ph.D. and should submit before December 31, 2018 a 1-page letter of interest, a NIH-formatted biosketch including the sections Personal Statement and Contributions to Science, followed by a complete list of publications, a 3-page research statement, and three letters of reference. All materials must be submitted electronically to AcademicJobsOnline (

UT Southwestern is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the center’s research, teaching, and clinical mission are encouraged to apply.

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