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[PVS] [ISBRA-L] Full Professor in Bioinformatics




The Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University invites 
applications for an anticipated position of Full Professor in the 
bioinformatics area beginning Fall Semester 2012, pending budgetary 
approval. Earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline is 
required. An offer of employment will be conditional on background 
verification.

Prospective candidates should demonstrate ability to bring national and 
international recognition to the department as a center of excellence 
for bioinformatics research and education. The hired scholar is expected 
to bring in major extramural funding, mentor junior faculty, recruit 
top-quality Ph.D. students, and foster interdisciplinary collaborations 
among faculty in various departments in GSU.

This position is part of a university-wide initiative 
<http://www.gsu.edu/secondcentury> that is seeking to hire excellent 
faculty in several interdisciplinary areas.  Prospective candidates 
should demonstrate ability to bring national and international 
recognition to the department. The hired applicant is expected to foster 
interdisciplinary research collaborations among faculty in various 
departments in GSU.

Georgia State University, founded in 1913, is a Carnegie 
Doctoral/Research Extensive university. Located in the heart of downtown 
Atlanta, this major research university has an enrollment of more than 
30,000 undergraduate and graduate students in six colleges. Georgia 
State is the second-largest university in the state, with students 
coming from every county in Georgia, every state in the nation, and from 
over 145 countries. Georgia State University is currently embarking on a 
record $1 billion campus expansion. The Computer Science Department 
offers programs leading to the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in computer 
science. Currently, 20 out of more than 60 Ph.D. students are involved 
in bioinformatics research. They are supervised by 10 faculty members 
fully or substantially involved in bioinformatics research through 
collaboration with Computer Science and Biology faculty.  Departmental 
computing facilities for research and instruction include a departmental 
network of PCs, Unix/Linux workstations, two interconnected Beowulf 
clusters, and a 24-processor supercomputer.  The department's faculty 
attracts substantial funding from many federal agencies, including five 
NSF CAREER Awards.

Applicants should send letter of interest, C.V., and three letters of 
recommendation to:

Dr. Yi Pan, Chair
Department of Computer Science
Georgia State University
34 Peachtree Street, Suite 1450
Atlanta, Georgia 30303


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