The Department of Biology at Barnard College, Columbia University, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computational Biology (starting July 2019). The successful candidate will establish an active, externally funded research program in an area of Computational Biology. This research program may be in any area of biology but should contain a significant computational component. Applicants with either wet lab or entirely computational research programs are encouraged to apply. Example fields include, but are not limited to, neuroscience, epidemiology, or microbiomics. We are especially interested in candidates with demonstrated experience or potential for mentoring undergraduate researchers, including women and underrepresented minorities. Teaching responsibilities include advanced lecture and laboratory courses in computational biology, such as computational modeling, biostatistics, or bioinformatics. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach a seminar course in his or her area of specialization, and participation in core courses required for the major.
Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience required; teaching experience desirable. Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, research and teaching statements, three representative publications, and contact information for three references from whom we can solicit recommendation letters.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community, and recognize this as essential to fostering a successful scientific and educational environment. We especially encourage women and candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Review of applications begins October 1.
Department: Biological Sciences
Required Qualification Summary:
Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience required; teaching experience desirable.
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Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.