Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Machine Learning and Data Science

Duke University
Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
United States North Carolina Durham


The Duke University Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in all aspects of machine learning, data science, and biostatistics at all levels. Successful candidates will have a strong interest in motivating their theoretical and/or algorithmic research into deep learning, casual discovery, casual inference, or other areas by real needs in health, broadly-defined. Example application areas include learning from electronic health records or other observational mobile health applications or medical image processing. These examples are not meant to imply a limit on our scope of interest but to illustrate its breadth.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Informatics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, or a related field by the date of the start of their appointment. Joint appointments with other departments are possible for Health Initiative, and the opportunity for a flexible teaching load in order to optimize research productivity and impact.

The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatiscs has Masters and Ph.D. programs, and our algorithmic-oriented faculty also supervise Ph.D. students in other leading programs on campus. Duke has an exceptional history in healthcare innovation, and Durham and the Research Triangle form a vibrant community with an outstanding climate intellectually, culturally, and for year-round physical activity and recreation.

Application review will begin January 1, 2021 and continue until all positions are filled. Applicants are invited to submit application materials via Academic Jobs Online at: . Please upload a CV, research statement, and teaching statement, and request at least three references to upload letters of recommendation.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, age, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas and exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our per- spectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.



Start date

To be determined

How to Apply


David Page, Chair, Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

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