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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Machine Learning, University of Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, Wisconsin 53715
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The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) and the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (BMI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seek a tenure track assistant/associate/full professor whose research focuses on machine learning, or related areas of data science, to start in Fall 2019.   We seek candidates with experience or a demonstrated interest in both machine learning algorithm development and collaborative applications of machine learning to biological problems, especially motivating methodological research through biological, clinical, and/or public health sciences applications.

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery provides a vibrant environment for interdisciplinary research. The Institute is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of fields to foster discovery and offers its researchers many opportunities and support for collaborative work with other Institute scientists and the rest of the UW-Madison campus.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a world-class academic institution with an international reputation for basic, applied, and interdisciplinary research. UW-Madison regularly ranks in the top 10 or 12 among U.S. public universities, and regularly surpasses $1 billion in annual research expenditures. Madison provides a vibrant, culturally rich environment highly ranked in national surveys for quality of life. The BMI Department also provides an exceptional environment for academic activity and interdisciplinary collaboration. BMI faculty collaborate with scientists across UW and the State, including the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, the UW Carbone Cancer Center, the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, and the Morgridge Institute for Research. BMI maintains strong ties to the world-class Departments of Computer Sciences and of Statistics, through which most of its PhD students have traditionally been trained. BMI is also home to a new PhD program in Biomedical Data Science.

WID and BMI are committed to building diversity in our department and more broadly. We especially encourage female applicants and those from underrepresented minorities, and we are committed to the professional development and success of such individuals throughout their career. 

Qualifications: Doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, or a closely related quantitative area.

Area of Specialization: Research focus on machine learning or a closely related area. Other relevant methodological expertise may include, but is not limited to, database theory and methods and/or data mining, natural language processing, data privacy and security.

Apply at go.wisc.edu/machine-learning. You will be asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a document containing three sample publications. You will also be asked to submit contact information for three references. Upon application submission, your references will be automatically contacted to upload a letter of reference.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 15, 2018. AA/EOE. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request.  Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.


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Posted: 2019-01-08 Expires: 2019-02-07

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