Bioinformatician, Assistant Professor (Position #: 03-317-122)

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Job Location: 
Baltimore, Maryland
Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Job Description: 

The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH) Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in conjunction with the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC), is recruiting for a faculty bioinformatician at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic researcher with a track record of methodological and collaborative bioinformatics research in a multi-disciplinary research environment. Preference will be given to applicants with cancer research expertise.
In addition to participating in support of four NIH and VA center grants and multiple NIH R01 and VA Merit Award grants, the successful applicant will be expected to conduct independent methodological research in bioinformatics and to participate in teaching in the graduate program. Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated potential for securing external grant funding.


Ph.D. (or equivalent) in the statistical sciences, computational biology or a related field, with a minimum of one year of relevant post-doctoral experience. The applicant must be qualified for the rank of Assistant Professor as demonstrated by scholarly achievements.

Contact Information: 

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, CV, research statement, and contact information for 3 references to: Susan Holt, Administrative Coordinator (

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

About Our Organization: 

The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health has six divisions with 48 full-time faculty members. The department is ranked first in NIH funding among departments of its type in public schools of medicine and second among all medical school departments of its type. Its grant portfolio also is ranked second in the School of Medicine. This position will be housed in the EPH Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, which serves as the primary source of biostatistics expertise and collaboration at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. An integral part of the Division is the UMGCC Shared Biostatistics Service. UMGCC is one of only 64 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers and is also ranked among the nation's 50 top cancer centers by U.S. News and World Report.