Assistant/Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Computational and Systems Biology

  • University of Pittsburgh, Computational & Systems Biology Department
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Jan 30, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

We invite applications for a tenure-track Faculty position at Assistant or Associate Professor level, in the Department of Computational and Systems Biology (DCSB) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. We seek creative individuals who will develop a cutting-edge research program and lead collaborative research initiatives on the development and use of novel computational models, physical sciences and/or engineering methodologies, machine learning algorithms and quantitative analysis and dissemination tools to address current challenges in computational neurobiology research, with a focus on neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and helping to facilitate the translation of basic research into clinical applications.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to mentor an elite group of students at the Joint Carnegie Mellon University–University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology (CPCB), in addition to the Integrative Systems Biology (ISB) and Center for Neuroscience University of Pittsburgh  (CNUP) Graduate Training Programs, and the Computational Biomedicine and Biotechnology Master’s Program (CoBB). Level of appointment and salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and responsibilities.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

In addition to Alzheimer’s disease research, the successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership and research accomplishments in Computational and Systems Biology including but not limited to the following areas: mixed data analysis and integration (including image and omics data), modeling molecular and cellular structure, dynamics and function; computational genomics, or quantitative molecular and systems pharmacology, with applications to neurobiology or neuroscience.  While the position requires interest, vision and accomplishments in computational neurobiology, wet lab experience and goals will be considered as a plus.

Application Details

Applicants are kindly requested to upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three referees, research statement, and teaching statement combined in a single PDF file to

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.  The The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.


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