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 an open-rank faculty position (assistant, associate, full) in the area of computational biology/bioinformatics with a targeted start date of Fall 2023. This position is part of a cluster hire with another junior-level position in the same area and candidates should be interested in collaborative work. 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.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic, and healthcare needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 31,000 students and has more than 2900 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. The School of Computer Science is growing rapidly in size and impact. As of Fall 2022, it has two dozen faculty from a wide variety of backgrounds and more than 800 students; features student-centric initiatives; has vibrant research and teaching programs aligned with OU’s strategic planData Science and Analytics Institute.

The University of Oklahoma invests in its faculty by providing support and resources through our Center for Faculty Excellence and Vice President for Research and Partnerships Office. The Gallogly College of Engineering supports faculty development through mentoring, new faculty orientation series, and access to research and educational supports. We encourage candidates to apply who are seeking to work in a rapidly growing college, in collegial interdisciplinary groups, and in strong academic units.

About University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

The Gallogly College of Engineering has embarked on a bold plan to dramatically grow and enhance our college through cross-cutting strategic research areas. As research leaders at the University of Oklahoma, our faculty collaborate within and across colleges on research that dramatically improves the quality of life and stimulates economic development for our state, region, nation, and the world. Our excellence in research, education, and inclusion is helping us shape the future through discovery and innovation.

The 2020-2025 Strategic Plan defines the Gallogly College of Engineering's mission, goals and initiatives. Click on the image above to view the document in an online viewer or download the PDF below.

As we endeavor to hire more than 40 faculty in the next three years, we hope that you consider joining us on our journey.

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