Most recent review date: Sunday, Nov 12, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Monday, Sep 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Position description The University of California, San Diego invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Data Science and Bioengineering. This position will hold a joint appointment in the Halcolu Data Science Institute (HDSI) and the Department of Bioengineering. The anticipated start date is Fall 2024.
The focus of this search is on innovative applications of data science to advance cutting-edge and compelling questions in bioengineering. Examples include novel approaches to omics analyses, use of data from novel and/or multiple sources for biological systems engineering optimization, breakthrough results in systems identification or signal processing. Appropriate matches could use data from a range of fields, including but not limited to experimental molecular biology, synthetic biology, sensor devices, or electronic health records.
Candidates should have a strong record of publications and research in this interdisciplinary area of Data Science and Bioengineering. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous program of high-quality research that focuses on innovations and applications of complex models or other novel, data-driven analytic approaches to a well-defined problem at the frontier of bioengineering, as well as the ability to address biases or other limitations arising from their given choice of approach.
The successful applicant will establish a robust research program and participate in professional activities (e.g., conferences) in their domain of expertise. They are also expected to participate in department and university service as academic members of the campus community. This position involves teaching university students. The selected candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate students at HDSI and Bioengineering, as well as mentor students in both units. The teaching and mentoring loads will be commensurate with the respective level of appointment in each department.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application) PhD or equivalent degree, or advancement to candidacy, in Data Science, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, or related disciplines.
Preferred qualifications The ideal candidate will have a training background and demonstrated interest in multi-disciplinary research and collaboration allowing cross-campus bridges, and approaches or technologies that will be transformative for their chosen niche within Bioengineering.
The ideal candidate will also have teaching or communication experiences that prepare them to lead coursework in both Bioengineering and Data Science. Application Requirements
Cover Letter (Optional)
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching
Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
Statement of Research
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
COVID-19 Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light. (Optional)
3-5 letters of reference required
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