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Assistant or Associate Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Mar. 15, 2024
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
The Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is seeking an exceptional candidate for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor position with strong background in bioinformatics, such as statistical, machine learning and AI methods for immuno-oncology, single cell, spatial, and multi-omics.
This new faculty member is expected to work collaboratively with basic science, clinical, and population-based investigators at the Markey Cancer Center, to pursue independent methodological research, and to participate in education activities.
The position requires a Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, computer science, bioinformatics or a related field. In addition, strong methodologic and applied expertise, excellent collaboration and communication skills, and productivity in research is required. Experience in cancer-related research is preferred, though not required.
The Markey Cancer Center has a strong commitment to professional development and mentoring. Competitive salary commensurate with level of experience and a professional environment to ensure success in building a career are available.
The Markey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center on the medical campus of the University of Kentucky. Situated on a campus with all six health profession colleges, the cancer center is located within a vibrant and expanding basic, clinical, and population research community with ample opportunities for collaboration within and across its research programs (see for more information).

Applications should include a curriculum vita, as well as a cover letter with a description of bioinformatics research interests, teaching philosophy, and a discussion of future research plans. Applicants should provide contact information for three professional references when prompted in the application. Applications should be submitted online via the University of Kentucky website and will be reviewed by a faculty search committee as applications arrive. Job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Competitive candidates will receive an invitation to visit the University of Kentucky for an interview.
Candidate questions may be directed to: Chi Wang, PhD, Assistant Director for Bioinformatics, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource Facility, Markey Cancer Center via email at

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