Department Head, Computational Biology Department

Carnegie Mellon University
School of Computer Science: Computational Biology
United States Pennsylvania Pittsburgh


The Computational Biology Department in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science has established itself as a leader in both research and education. It has consistently been the top contributor to the major computational biology conferences, it continues to play major roles in several national and international centers, its faculty have many leadership positions in editorial, society and peer review capacities, and its members have won several prestigious awards. On the education front, the department’s undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. programs have seen large increases in applications over the last few years.

We are seeking an energetic and visionary leader for the position of Full Professor and Head of the Department. Carnegie Mellon is consistently ranked first in computational biology and bioinformatics by and the new department head will have a significant opportunity to continue our growth in this important area.


Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Application information may be found at
Applications should be received by October 31, 2019.