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[PVS] [ISBRA-L] Full Professor - 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 2013, 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.

This position is part of a university-wide initiative 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 as a center of
excellence for bioinformatics research and education. The hired
applicant is expected to to bring in major extramural funding, mentor
junior faculty, recruit top-quality Ph.D. students, and foster
interdisciplinary research collaborations among faculty in various
departments in GSU.

Georgia State University, founded in 1913, is a Carnegie RU/VH
(Research University/Very High Research Activity) institution. Located
in the heart of downtown Atlanta, this major research university has
an enrollment of more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students
in eight 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 32-processor supercomputer.
The department?s faculty attracts substantial funding from many
federal agencies, including five NSF CAREER Awards.

Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants
should send letter of interest, C.V., and three letters of
recommendation to:

Dr. Yi Pan, Chair
2CI Bioinformatics
Department of Computer Science
Georgia State University
34 Peachtree Street, Suite 1450
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Applications can also be sent via email to search4bio@xxxxxxxxxx and
will be accepted until position is filled.


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