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Associate Professor in Computational Biology
George Washington University Washington, DC

Associate Professor in Computational Biology

George Washington University
Washington, DC
  • Full-Time
Recruitment Plan


Posting Number:

Academic Title:
Associate Professor in Computational Biology

Associate Professor

Administrative Title:

Basic Sciences


Contract Type:
Tenure Track, With Tenure

Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements:
Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Prior Employment Verification, This position requires a licensure, certification, or special requirements

Proposed Start Date:

Full time -> FTE 1.00

Position Description Summary:

The Department of Biological Sciences at the George Washington University (GW) invites applications for a full time, tenured/tenure-track, nine-month appointment, faculty position in Computational Biology at the level of Associate Professor, to begin in the Fall 2024 semester.

We are looking for an investigator who is using or developing bioinformatics and computational approaches to study areas of biomedical sciences that intersect with fundamental processes in biology such as (but not limited to) evolutionary genomics, molecular epidemiology, molecular microbiology and pathogen biology, systems biology, and emerging omics.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will have established an externally funded research program comprising graduate and undergraduate students. Teaching duties will include a core undergraduate course, as well as an upper-division course or lab in bioinformatics related to the successful candidate's specialty.

Minimum Qualifications:

A completed PhD or Doctoral degree, as well as holding the rank of Associate Professor (or higher) with tenure at the time of application, and research accomplishments demonstrated by an established, externally funded research program and peer-reviewed publications in high quality journals.

Advertised Salary:

Other Benefits:

Other Information:

Office and dry laboratory space will be located in Bell Hall, with access to state of the art facilities for high-performance computing (, the GW Computational Biology Institute (, the GW Genomics Core (, the GW Cancer Center (, and proximity to colleagues in the Health Sciences departments at GW. Our location in Washington DC also offers access to superior undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities, potential collaborations, and expertise through relationships with nearby hospitals, the National Institutes of Health, federal agencies, and a consortium of DC-area universities. The Biology faculty and their research interests are available here:

The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for these positions. The University seeks to attract an active, culturally, and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Our statement on diversity and inclusion:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, please complete an online faculty application and upload the following documents: (i) cover letter describing interests and qualifications for the position; (ii) curriculum vitae including a full list of publications; (iii) brief research and teaching statements; (iv) three recent publications; (v) a diversity statement that highlights any past experiences and future plans related to supporting a diverse and inclusive community-please use the Other Documents section to submit this. Each statement (research, teaching, and diversity) should not exceed three pages. Letters of recommendation from referees will be requested at a later stage for candidates advancing to the second stage of the process. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled, pending final budgetary approval. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Questions: please contact Prof. Guillermo Ortí (, Chair of the Computational Biology Search Committee.

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Posting Close Date:

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Background Screening
Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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George Washington University

2121 I St NW

Washington, DC
20052 USA



Posted date

February 25, 2024

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