Assistant Professor with expertise in computational modeling for bioinformatics data analysis

  • University of Texas at El Paso, Mathematical Sciences Department
  • El Paso, Texas, USA
  • Sep 25, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description


POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is seeking a mathematical scientist with expertise in computational modeling for bioinformatics data analysis to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Successful candidates are expected to develop productive research programs, mentor and teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to direct Ph.D. dissertations in computational science. Candidates with experience in industry and/or applied interdisciplinary research projects are encouraged to apply. Anticipated appointment date is fall 2022.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Mathematical Sciences, consisting of nearly 30 tenure and tenure-track faculty, contribute to interdisciplinary programs across the university including the College of Science Computational Science Program. Notable faculty accomplishments of the productive faculty include the publication of high impact peer reviewed manuscripts and annual research expenditures of $1.5m. The faculty have significant expertise in the areas of algebra and combinatorics, fixed point theory, statistics, bioinformatics, computational science, topology, data science and applied mathematics. An exciting development for the Department is the recent approval of a new Data Science doctoral program that started in spring 2021. Lastly, UTEP consistently ranks in the top ten by Diverse Issues in Higher Education for Mathematics and Statistics degrees conferred to Hispanic undergraduate and master’s degree students. More information is available at the Department of Mathematical Sciences’ website:  

Preferred and Required Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral experience, a strong record of research accomplishments and the capacity to secure extramural funding.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience in computational biology or bioinformatics is preferred.

Application Details

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must submit: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research interests, 4) brief outline of teaching philosophy, 5) copies of up to three relevant authored or co-authored publications, 6) statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and 7) complete contact information for at least three references.

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