Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Tenure Track (Open Rank)
WPI invites applications for a tenure track (open rank) Professor position with a research focus in Bioinformatics to begin in the fall of 2014. The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment within Biology and Biotechnology, Computer Sciences, or Mathematical Sciences. Supported by the Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center (LSBC) at Gateway Park, a state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary research facility, WPI is committed to further strengthening its capabilities in the Life Sciences arena. With the exceptional research environment at the LSBC, the successful candidate is expected to develop a robust, externally funded, high profile research program in bioinformatics or computational biology. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Sciences, Biology, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related area, and significant postdoctoral research experience. Resources for startup funding are competitive and commensurate with research experience and accomplishments.
Founded in 1865, WPI is one of the nation’s first technological universities. A highly selective private university located within an hour of Boston, WPI is consistently ranked among the top 60 research institutions by US News & World Report. The university is home to an innovative and intensive project-based curriculum that empowers students with the knowledge and skills to address real world problems around the globe, an approach repeatedly cited for excellence by The Fiske Guide to Colleges and The Princeton Review. WPI offers exceptional teaching and research opportunities, as well as opportunities for affiliate appointment and collaboration with our colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Applicants are asked to apply electronically by visiting Careers at WPI; https://careers.wpi.edu/. Review of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis and continue until the position is filled. To learn more about WPI, please visit
Deadline: Wednesday, January 08, 2014