Bioinformatics Postdoctoral / Visiting Faculty Announcement
Connecticut College is actively seeking to develop a center for
collaborative research in the intersection of computer science and biology.
The College invites applications for a postdoctoral / visiting faculty
position at the assistant (preferred) or associate/full professor level to
begin in August 2013. This will be a joint position with the Computer
Science Department and the Biology Department. The ideal candidate will be
an active researcher in the use of data mining / machine learning for
analyzing biological data. The CS and Biology Departments place great
emphasis on faculty/student collaborations and research; please visit
cs.conncoll.edu and www.conncoll.edu/departments/biology for the
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interests. Applicants must have, or be on track to receive, a Ph.D. in
Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or related field
by August 2013. They must also exhibit a strong commitment to excellence in
undergraduate teaching and research, an active research program, and the
potential to conduct research in a liberal arts setting.
The postdoctoral / visiting faculty position will be a two year
appointment, with potential for an extension to four years and the
possibility that it will be converted to a tenure-track position. The
teaching load will be 3-2 (2-2 in the first year). In addition to
providing ongoing strong support for teaching and research, the College
will provide a supplementary research fund.
Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a
demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research.
that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has
embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty,
student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited
about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged
teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an
institution-wide advancement of diversity. AA/EEO. Please visit our
website, www.conncoll.edu, for more information about the College.
Applications received by January 15, 2013 will be given full consideration.
Candidates should send a letter describing teaching and research interests,
a current vita, and three to four letters of reference to
parker from conncoll.edu or to:
Dr. Gary Parker
Department of Computer Science
New London, CT 06320
Additional information can be obtained at
cs.conncoll.edu/parker/Bioinformatics.html or by contacting Gary Parker at
parker from conncoll.edu or (860) 439-5208.