Computer Science and Engineering/Bioinformatics - Assistant Tenure Track

San Bernardino, California
Depends on Qualifications
Mar 20, 2017
Special Filters
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Appointment: Assistant Tenure Track
Effective Date: September 2017
Area of Specialization: Bioinformatics

The School of Computer Science and Engineering at California State University San Bernardino seeks a visionary and collaborative individual for the position of Assistant Professor/tenure track. The position is contingent on funding. The position is primarily to support the B.S. in Bioinformatics degree program, which is a new and growing program at CSUSB. The School also offers the degrees B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, B.A. in Computer Systems, and M.S. in Computer Science.

California State University, San Bernardino is a comprehensive regional university that serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate, one doctoral degree and 13 academic programs with national accreditation. CSUSB actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population as well as a commitment to maintaining a respectful and inclusive work environment. We strongly encourage women and members of other historically underrepresented groups to apply.

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES: The successful candidate will also teach core and elective courses in computer science and actively contribute to the school's curriculum development. The successful candidate will maintain a robust research agenda, pursue external research funding, supervise student research, and perform academic advising and mentoring. The successful candidate will also provide service to the School, the College, the University, as well as the community and the profession.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Bioinformatics or a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Computer Science specializing in Bioinformatics. ABO candidates may be considered; the doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment.
We are particularly interested in candidates with strengths in the application of computer science and mathematics in the analysis and interpretation of biological data, and the formal algorithms, both proven or heuristic, required for bioinformatics. These include genomics, proteomics, functional invivo modeling, as well as newly emerging areas. A documented commitment to excellence in teaching, research and service is expected.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Upon submission of application, applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest that describes 1) teaching experience and philosophy, 2) research and/or scholarship record and future interests, and 3) diversity statement - your vision to promote diversity. In addition, applicants are asked to submit a vita, copy of transcripts, and names and contact information of three references. To learn more about our school, visit our website at

Review of applications will begin on February 5th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: