Faculty Position in Computational Biology – Carnegie Mellon University

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Education, Teaching & Training
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : November 24, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar invites applications for a teaching-track faculty position at any level in the field of Computational Biology. We are seeking applications from candidates in all areas of computational biology whose work and expertise is computational or combines computational approaches to solving biological problems. This is a career-oriented renewable appointment that involves teaching high-achieving undergraduate students.

The position offers a competitive salary and benefits including a foreign service premium, excellent international health care coverage, and allowances for housing, transportation, dependent schooling, and travel.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field, substantial exposure to university-level education, good leadership skills, an outstanding teaching record, and excellent research accomplishments. Strong interest in supervising undergraduate research is a positive attribute. Teaching duties would include, but are not limited to, introductory and advanced computational biology courses.

Application Instructions

Applications, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including publication list), research and teaching statements, a diversity statement (outlining how you have contributed to, or plan to contribute to, diversity, inclusion, and equity), a link for an introductory video summarizing your experience and why you are interested in this role OR a video link of you giving a lecture, and the contact information for at least three individuals who have been asked to upload confidential letters of reference should be submitted electronically via Interfolio. The deadline for applying is January 31 or until the position is filled. Please send inquiries to the Area Head for Computer Science at CMU-Q; Khaled A. Harras at kharras@cs.cmu.edu.

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