Biological Sciences - Assistant Professor (Statistical Bioinformatics)

University of Guelph

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-06-22

Contractually Limited Position in Statistical Bioinformatics

An outstanding candidate is sought for a contractually limited position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of statistical bioinformatics. Required qualifications include an undergraduate degree in the biological sciences as well as a Ph.D. in statistics or a Ph.D. in bioinformatics with a very strong emphasis on computational statistics. A proven record of research achievement in statistical bioinformatics and experience supervising students within a bioinformatics graduate program are also required.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of two of the core bioinformatics graduate courses and will be expected to co-supervise several bioinformatics master's students each year while maintaining an active research program. This is a great opportunity to join a growing interdepartmental graduate program and to develop strong interdisciplinary research ties in bioinformatics. The home department of the successful candidate will depend on their qualifications and research direction.

Review of applications will begin on June 25 until the position is filled. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Desired start date: July 29, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The home department will depend on the background and research direction of the successful applicant.

Send completed applications to Dr. David Mutch by email at or by post to:
Dr. David Mutch
Chair, Bioinformatics Search Committee
College of Biological Sciences
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1,

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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