Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Biomedical Informatics, Computational Biology, and Systems Biology

University of California, Irvine


Two junior tenure-track positions are available at the University of California, Irvine in all areas of research at the intersection of life and computational sciences. These appointments will be made in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences with possible joint appointments in the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Physical Sciences, or the School of Medicine. Exceptionally qualified senior candidates also will be considered for tenured positions. These positions will be coordinated with the interdisciplinary research programs of the UCI Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics.

Examples of general areas of interest include: chemical informatics, bioinformatics, computational biology, systems biology, synthetic biology, and medical informatics. Examples of specific areas of interest include: protein structure and function prediction; molecular simulations and docking; computational drug screening and design; comparative genomics; analysis of high-throughput data; mathematical modeling of biological systems. Research methods should encompass computational, statistical, or machine-learning approaches.

UCI is targeted as a growth campus for the University of California. It is one of the youngest UC campuses, yet ranked 10th among the nationís best public universities by US News & World Report. Salary and other compensation (including priority access to on-campus faculty housing) are competitive with the nationís finest public universities. For an overview of UCI, see http://www.uci.edu.

The Bren School of ICS is one of nine academic units at UCI and was recently elevated to an independent school by the UC Regents. ICSí mission is to lead the innovation of new information and computing technology and study its economic and social significance while producing an educated workforce to further advance technology and fuel the economic engine. The Bren School of ICS has excellent faculty, innovative programs, high quality students and outstanding graduates as well as strong relationships with high tech industry. With approximately 2000 undergraduates, 300 graduate students, and 63 faculty members, ICS is the largest computing program within the UC system. For a perspective on ICS, see http://www.ics.uci.edu.

Screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a completed application. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled, although maximum consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2006.

Completed applications containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, sample research publications, and three to five letters of recommendation should be uploaded electronically. Please refer to the following web site for instructions:



The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, has a National Science Foundation Advance Gender Equity Program, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.