Assistant Professor - Department of Urology

The Department is seeking outstanding applicant for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level commensurate with accomplishments and experience in “Bioinformatics”. This person will develop an interactive research program in the Department by collaborating with basic scientists and clinicians, who may have limited knowledge and experience with computational tools, on the biological interpretation and analysis of “omics” data.  We are particularly interested in individuals with strong oral and written communication skills and experience in integrating various omics platforms to collaborate with Urology and Oncology researchers and clinicians to impact clinical trials and cancer care in the age of genomically informed precision medicine. Strong backgrounds in molecular biology, genetics, and statistics are essential. 

Candidates for this position should have:

  • PhD plus a strong background in bioinformatics and genomics; in particular, a broad understanding of cancer and cancer genomics. Understanding of protein structure, biochemistry and signaling a plus.

  • Robust mathematical and statistical skills, and a track record of applying them to complex and noisy biological data. Experience in computational modeling.

  • Proficiency in R programming and experience in standard bioinformatics toolkits and programs.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills to take advantage of our highly collaborative environment.

  • A passion for innovation, and demonstrated initiative and track record in tackling new areas of research.

Applicants should submit (electronically) their curriculum vitae and a brief (1-2 page) description of research interest and future plans, pdfs of their three most significant publications, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf to Candidates may also mail current CV to

University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center, in Cleveland, Ohio, is the 947-bed teaching affiliate of Case Western Reserve University and includes the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and MacDonald Women’s Hospital. Expansion of our current facilities includes a new cancer hospital and emergency room.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.