The Institute of Bioinformatics at the University of Georgia invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for a tenure-track faculty position in bioinformatics or computational biology starting August 2015. We welcome applications from candidates with experience in any area of bioinformatics or biological data science/data analytics research.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the sciences or any related field and a strong research record at the interface of computing and life science. The successful candidate will join our highly-active interdisciplinary program in Bioinformatics ( with a tenure home in one of the following Franklin College Departments: Computer Science, Genetics or Plant Biology   ( The candidate will be expected to maintain a rigorous, externally funded research program and contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching. To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of their three best publications, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (no more than 4 pages total) as a single PDF file to Three letters of recommendation should be uploaded separately to the same web site. The committee will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2014, and continue until the position has been filled.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University is an EEO/AA Institution. Women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities. The University of Georgia, the oldest state-chartered university in the United States, is a land/sea grant institution located in the city of Athens (, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.