Tenure-Track, Open-Rank and Assistant Professor Positions in Computational Biology/Bioinformatics

University of Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma

Position Description

As part of a sustained, multiyear, strategic growth initiative, the School of Computer Science in the Gallogly College of Engineering (GCoE) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) seeks applications for (1) an open-rank faculty position (assistant, associate, full) and (2) an assistant professor position, both in the area of computational biology/bioinformatics. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to be integral contributors to the advancement of our welcoming community. The candidates who fill these positions should look to support OU’s strategic research verticals on Integrative Life Sciences and Community & Society Transformation; be prepared to engage in multi-college, multi-campus research; and be capable of dealing with large, complex data from areas such as healthcare and medicine, including furthering collaborations between the School of Computer Science and the OU Health Sciences Center and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. We welcome applicants with research interests in all areas of computational biology and bioinformatics, including single-cell -omics, meta -omics, immuno-engineering, biological network analysis, and computational modeling.



  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Able to effectively conduct and lead research.
  • Able to effectively form research collaborations.
  • Able to effectively teach computer science courses at all levels.
  • Able to effectively advise M.S. and Ph.D. students.
  • Applicants for more senior positions require concomitant levels of experience beyond the doctorate.


  • Demonstrated passion for teaching as well as research.
  • Evidence of excellent and innovative instruction.
  • History of innovative research projects.
  • Demonstrated ethos of care and support of students.
  • Evidence of effective mentorship and guidance of research-active students.
  • History of commitment to supportive environments in the classroom, office, and lab.

Application Instructions

Applicants should be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/117357 (open rank position) or https://apply.interfolio.com/118439 (assistant professor position). Inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair: Dr. Chongle Pan, University of Oklahoma, cpan@ou.edu.