Assistant or Associate Professor

Computational Biology Institute, George Washington University
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
United States Virginia Ashburn


The Computational Biology Institute and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the GW Milken Institute
School of Public Health are recruiting for 1-2 full-time tenure track or tenured faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate
Professor. The successful candidate(s) 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.
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.


Applicants must have an MD or PhD conferred prior to the time of application in Bioinformatics,
Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Genomics, Epidemiology or a related discipline, with
postdoctoral research experience; 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.

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Applicants should complete the online faculty application at 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 March 29, 2017 and will
continue until the positions are filled.
For further information about the Computational Biology Institute at George Washington University, please see Additional information about the Milken Institute School of Public Health can be found at and the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
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 expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.


Keith Crandall