Assistant or Associate Professor

Washington, DC
Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number: F001070 Academic Title: Assistant or Associate Professor Rank: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor Administrative Title: Discipline Public Health Specialty: Contract Type: With Tenure, Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

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.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

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.

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.

Minimum 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.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information:

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

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should complete the online faculty application 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 March 29, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

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 or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have postdoctoral research experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience proposing and/or implementing funded research?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in your area of expertise?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you 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?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of Research Interest
  3. Statement of Teaching Interest
Optional Documents


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