Senior Bioinformatics Position - The Department of Statistics, Purdue University

The Department of Statistics, Purdue University invites applications for a tenured faculty position beginning August 2017 at the rank of Professor in the area bioinformatics that is broadly defined as statistical applications to biological studies.

The Department of Statistics offers a stimulating and nurturing academic environment with research programs in a broad-range of areas which include, among others, bioinformatics, computational statistics, computational finance, mathematical statistics, probability, and spatial statistics. The recent investment by Purdue University in pillars of excellence in life sciences provides additional excellent opportunities in bioinformatics. Further information about the department is available at and about the pillars of excellence in life sciences at

All applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field, and have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. An established funding history and the ability to lead interdisciplinary research projects are strongly preferred.  Salary and benefits are highly competitive. To apply, please visit, search for posting ID 003571-2016, and express your interest by submitting the CV. The Search Committee will contact applicants for references if they are interested in the applications.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals, with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


A background check will be required for employment in this position.