Wisconsin alumni Research foundation
Postdoctoral Positions in Computing and
Informatics - Biology & Medicine
UW-Madison / Morgridge Institute for Research
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, with support from the Morgridge Institute for Research, has
several postdoctoral research positions in computation and informatics for researchers wishing to
solve biomedical problems requiring strengths in
both computational and biological sciences.
These positions are being offered in cooperation with the Computation and Informatics in
Biology and Medicine Training Program (CIBM;
www.cibm.wisc.edu). The 45 CIBM faculty span
15 different departments and five colleges at UW-Madison and includes several faculty at the Marsh-field Clinic Research Foundation (located about
100 miles north of Madison). These positions are
open to both US and non-US Citizens with a Ph.D.,
or equivalent, in computer science. The positions
are funded for up to two years, renewable for a second year pending satisfactory progress, with an annual stipend up to $65,000 per year.
The research focus is in the development of:
˲ Novel bioinformatics algorithms to analyze
molecular data, including genome sequences,
proteins (levels, interactions, structures), and
˲ New tools for imaging and genetic analysis,
˲ Development of health delivery systems,
˲ Translational bench-to-bedside medicine
For more information about the position and
application materials, please contact Louise Pape
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in the Faculty of Science at Kuwait University invites applications for appointment of faculty
members starting from September 2008, for the academic year 2008/2009, in one of the following areas:
Networks, Operating Systems, Mobile Computing, Multimedia Systems, Computer Architecture,
Theoretical Computer Science and Parallel & Distributed Computing
• Ph.D. degree in the area of specialization from a reputable University.
• The applicants GPA in first university degree should be 3 points out of 4 (or equivalent).
• Research experience and significant publications in refereed international journals.
• Full command of teaching in English.
• Minimum of 5 years in University teaching experience in the specified field.
The successful candidates are expected to have a strong commitment and dedication to quality teaching and research.
Benefits include attractive tax-free salary according to rank and teaching experience (Professor’s monthly salary varies from 2950 to 3192 KD., Associate
Prof.’s salary varies from KD. 2265 to 2507, Assistant Professor’s monthly salary varies from KD. 1830 to 2070 - [KD. 1 = $3.40]), annual air tickets for
the faculty member and his/her family (spouse and up to three children under the age of 20), a one time settling-in allowance, housing allowance, free
national health medical care, paid mid-term holidays and summer vacations, and end-of-contract gratuity. The University also offers an excellent academic
environment and financial support for research projects.
To apply, send by express mail/courier service or email, within two weeks of the date of announcement, a completed application form, updated curriculum
vitae (including mailing address, phone and fax numbers, e-mail address, academic qualifications, teaching and research experience, and a list of publications
in professional journals up to 10 reprints), three copies of Ph.D., Masters, and Bachelor certificates and transcripts (An English translation of all documents
in other languages should be enclosed), a copy of the passport, three recommendation letters, and names and addresses of three persons well-acquainted
with the academic and professional work of the applicant. Please use PDF format for all electronic application materials. Applications and inquiries should
be addressed to:
Dr. Salem Al-Yakoob
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculty of Science, Kuwait University
P.O. Box 5969, Safat, 13060, Kuwait
Tel: (965) 4813129
Fax: +965 4817201