Carnegie Mellon University
September 24, 2018

CBD seeks diverse postdoctoral fellows for potential faculty positions

The Computational Biology Department (CBD) is excited to participate in the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP), a program started at UC Berkeley in 1984 to help identify and recruit diverse post doc scholars with the prospect of a succeeding faculty position.  The program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, faculty mentoring, professional development and academic networking opportunities for diverse scholars.

Carnegie Mellon provides an outstanding environment for postdoctoral training in computational biology.  It is ranked first in computational biology and bioinformatics by CSRankings: Computer Science Rankings, and is ranked first in computer science theory, robotics, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and machine learning.  The faculty, students and postdocs of the Computational Biology Department draw upon the rich Carnegie Mellon environment and focus on developing novel and theoretically sound approaches to important biomedical problems.

If you are interested, we encourage you to send an email to department head Robert F. Murphy at by October 22.  Please include your CV, a two page summary of past and future research interests, and a one page statement of how you will bring to your future academic career the perspective that comes from a non-traditional educational background or understanding of the experiences of groups historically underrepresented in higher education.