Tenure Track Faculty Position in Computational Biomedicine, Biomedical Engineering, Cornell Universi
Location: Ithaca, New York
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
The Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking candidates with expertise in computational systems biology with a focus on human health applications. Candidates with expertise in any of the following areas are encouraged to apply: machine learning, artificial intelligence, computer modeling for drug discovery, biomedical image analysis, computational genomics, protein structure prediction, computational approaches to the microbiome, and computational approaches to diagnostics.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in engineering or a closely related field, with a demonstrated potential for success as an independent investigator and educator. Exceptional candidates at all ranks will be considered. We especially encourage applications by members of groups that are underrepresented in BME and STEM. This position will be supported in part by Cornell University’s FIRST program (Cornell FIRST), a grant from the NIH’s Common Fund’s Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program, to recruit early-career faculty who have a demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence.
The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering is in the College of Engineering on Cornell’s campus in Ithaca, New York. The ideal candidate will benefit from strong collaborative ties to the College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, and Weill Cornell Medicine, and Cornell Tech campus in New York City. Our global presence includes a College of Medicine campus in Doha, Qatar. Further opportunities for research and development are provided by an extensive network of centers and institutes including the Biological High Performance Computing facility, the Cornell AI initiative, the Englander Institute for Precision Medicine, the Center for Vertebrate Genomics, the Genomics Innovation Hub, the Genome Biology Initiative, the Cornell Neurotechnology NeuroNex Hub, Cornell Center for Materials Research, Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility, Cornell Center for Immunology, Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science, and the Kevin M. McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences.
Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. The main campus sits at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. The Ithaca area offers a small-town lifestyle with the cultural and culinary offerings of larger cities. The climate of the region provides for a range of outdoor activities including boating/sailing, swimming, mountain biking and hiking in summer, to skiing and ice skating in winter.
The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who foster a welcoming climate for all students. Biomedical Engineering at Cornell was the first department recognized with the BMES Diversity Award. The university also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit http://www.hercjobs.org/ to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area. Cornell and Ithaca are family-friendly communities: Cornell has a comprehensive set of policies, services and benefits to help you, your partner and your children to feel welcomed here, to support your well-being, and to help with child care, elder care, and those with disabilities. For more details, see: https://hr.cornell.edu/benefits-pay/family-life-support.
All applicants must submit a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications and preprints; research and teaching vision statements; a statement addressing your experience and future plans regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, teaching and service (https://facultydevelopment.cornell.edu/department-resources/recruitment/contribution-to-diversity/); and, contact information for at least three reference letter writers.
Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.
We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave and flexible work options.