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Tenure-track faculty in Bioinformatics

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Closing date
Apr 14, 2024

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Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Physical Sciences, Informatics
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The Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI, at The Ohio State University (OSU) currently has opportunities for tenure-track faculty at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels with research interests in bioinformatics. Recruited faculty will join a highly collaborative community of more than thirty investigators working in a wide variety of BMI sub-domains including bioinformatics, biostatistics, artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) in digital health, clinical informatics, and implementation science, among others. Successful candidates will maintain an active research program in bioinformatics, collaborate with investigators across the health sciences campus, teach courses within our graduate programs, and mentor students. Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. in bioinformatics, mathematics, computer science, or related fields. While open to all bioinformatics research areas, we are particularly interested in one or more of the following areas:


  • AI and deep learning methods for multi-omics data modeling and integration
  • Microbiome research with metagenomics and/or metaproteomics experience
  • Immuno-informatics equipped with single-cell transcriptome, metabolomics, and imaging data.
  • Comparative/population genomics 
  • Cloud computing and cyberinfrastructure construction


Applicants should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans (limited to 3 pages), and a teaching statement.  In the teaching statement, please outline your approach to teaching and learning, as well as your goals and vision as an educator.  Any questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Qin Ma ( Evaluation of applications is underway and will continue until positions are filled. 

As part of the College of Medicine at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC,, the Department of BMI and the Center for Biostatistics (CFB, provides an academic home for informatics and biostatistics research, development and training at Ohio State. The Department of BMI and CFB have one of the most comprehensive academic programs in the nation, including clinical informatics, AI in digital health, implementation science, bioinformatics, and biostatistics. They have a strong diversity, equity, and inclusive culture for faculty who develop careers in both innovative research and collaborative research. Faculty in the Department of BMI have access to resources to assist in grant writing, and management, and to stimulate collaboration. The department has a robust training curriculum for PhD, Masters, and Certificate programs. The department has also established a significant amount of resources in clinical data and high-performance computing and data storage. The Ohio State University is one of the nation’s largest integrated health sciences campuses, with access to a CTSA-funded Center for Clinical and Translational Science and a state-of-the-art 1 million square foot, NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Faculty and staff in the Department of BMI can leverage an advanced information systems environment including inpatient and outpatient electronic health records, data warehousing platforms, and a variety of enterprise research information systems. 

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