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Assistant / Associate Professor - Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Computational Biolo

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Posting Number: F001416 Academic Title: Assistant / Associate Professor - Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Computational Biology) 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: 07/01/2019 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 a full-time tenure track or tenured faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate 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
Computational Biology Institute also participates in the Genomics and Bioinformatics PhD program in the GW School of
Medicine and Health Sciences.

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 in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer
Science, Mathematics, Genomics, Epidemiology or a related discipline by date of appointment; 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 https://cbi.gwu.edu/. Additional information about the Milken Institute School of Public Health can be found at http://publichealth.gwu.edu/ and the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics http://publichealth.gwu.edu/departments/epidemiology-and-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 December 5, 2018 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.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/56958
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you have an MD or PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Genomics, Epidemiology or a related discipline by date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated 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




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

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    Posted: 11/6/2018
    Application Due: 1/5/2019
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