Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Methodology Development in Bioinformatics

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Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
09 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
08 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology: Faculty Positions: Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division

Location KAUST, Thuwal


The Computer Science (CS) program and Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC) of the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks in methodology development in bioinformatics.

Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related fields, as well as a strong publication record in the top-tier venues of their respective areas. While the outstanding candidates in related fields will be considered, we are particularly interested in the following areas: 1) novel algorithm and method development in bioinformatics; and 2) data science and AI technique development in health or bioscience. The KAUST CS program offers a unique combination of an intellectually stimulating environment and access to world-class facilities, including KAUST’s 5 Petaflop/s Shaheen-2 supercomputer. KAUST's unique funding and organizational structure allows faculty to prioritize their research program over other professional activities.

KAUST ( is an international, graduate level research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. Located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia, KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous assured research funding, and internationally competitive salaries, attracting top international faculty, scientists, engineers, and students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research to address the world’s pressing scientific and technological challenges.​

Application packages should include:

  1. A cover letter;
  2. A complete curriculum vitae with the full list of publications;
  3. A research statement;
  4. A teaching statement;
  5. A list of referees.

Because of the high volume of applications that we receive, only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. Applications will be evaluated as soon as they are received, and will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.

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