Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Machine Learning

University of Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
United States Wisconsin Madison


The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics are jointly searching for an assistant, associate, or full professor with research interests in the broad application of machine learning to biological problems. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing and funding methodological and collaborative research programs, teaching and mentoring students, and providing professional service at a level commensurate with the faculty rank.

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery provides a vibrant environment for interdisciplinary research. The Institute is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of fields to foster discovery and offers its researchers many opportunities and support for collaborative work with other Institute scientists and the rest of the UW-Madison campus.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, or a closely related quantitative area.

Area of Specialization: Research focus on machine learning or a closely related area. Other relevant methodological expertise may include, but is not limited to, database theory and methods and/or data mining, natural language processing, data privacy and security.

Start date

July 01, 2019

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Apply at the link indicated above. You will be asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a document containing three sample publications. You will also be asked to submit contact information for three references. Upon application submission, your references will be automatically contacted to upload a letter of reference.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is February 15, 2019, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Nick Harding