The Department of Computer Science at the University of Arizona invites applications for a faculty position in bioinformatics, with an emphasis on algorithm design, especially for genome sequence assembly. In addition, the successful applicant should have expertise in fast and accurate genotyping of small variants in human sequencing data. We seek applicants at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
The Department has a long history of research accomplishment, influential software distribution, and substantial external funding. Current research areas include algorithms, architecture, bioinformatics, compilers, computational geometry, databases, high performance computing, natural language processing, networks, operating systems, security, vision, and visualization.
The Department of Computer Science supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.
The university is located in Tucson, a valley with desert landscape surrounded by mountain ranges. Tucson boasts a warm climate, 350 sunny days per year, with ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, caving, and rock climbing.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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PhD in Computer Science or closely related field
To apply, submit a cover letter, your CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and contact information for at least three references, at: uacareers.com/postings/35608