Biomedical Informatics- Machine Learning


Job Number: 82283
Category: Faculty and Physicians
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 354002 - DS-Biomedical Informatics
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

The Division of Biomedical Informatics in the Department of Population and Data Sciences at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas is seeking applications for faculty, the academic rank will be determined by the qualifications of the candidate. The Divisions mission is to pursue high-impact research across the spectrum of biology and medicine through the design and implementation of novel computational methods and systems that solve challenging problems in the collection, representation, management, integration, analysis, and interpretation of high-dimensional, heterogeneous biomedical and clinical data sets, including but not limited to electronic health record data, imaging data, and data generated via high-throughput cellular and molecular assays.
Successful candidates must have a PhD and a strong background in the computational and/or information sciences as evidenced by professional experience and accomplishments that include innovative contributions to peer-reviewed publications, obtainment or active participation in peer-reviewed research funding, successful teaching leading interactive and thought-provoking coursework at the graduate level, and involvement on academic/institutional committees. The candidate must have an excellent interpersonal and communication style essential for developing and building collaborative research projects throughout the biomedical research environment.
We specifically encourage candidates with formal training and significant experience in machine learning/deep learning/artificial intelligence and a demonstrated track record of:
  • innovating novel learning approaches and applications,
  • application of these methods to questions within the domain of immunology and closely related areas, including basic immunology, microbiome science, autoimmune disease, infectious disease, and cancer immunology, and
  • successful collaboration with experimentalists, clinicians, and/or population scientists.
Interested applicants should send a 1-page letter of interest, an NIH Biosketch (including the Personal Statement and Contributions to Science sections), and a research statement to:
Lindsay G. Cowell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390-9066
UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply