Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
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. Candidates are sought who work in any area of biomedical engineering that complements or builds on existing research strengths in the School. Candidates with expertise in drug delivery, biomaterials/tissue engineering, or systems/synthetic biology with application to neurobiology, cancer or immunology are particularly encouraged. 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.
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, Hospital for Special Surgery and Cornell Tech campus in New York City. Our global presence includes a College of Medicine campus in Doha, Qatar. Further opportunities for fundamental and applied research and development are provided by an extensive network of centers and institutes including the Cornell Center on the Physics of Cancer Metabolism, Cornell Neurotechnology NeuroNex Hub, CU-HSS Program in Orthopaedic Engineering, 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.
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 commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity in research, teaching and service; and, contact information for at least three reference letter writers. Applications must be received by November 15, 2019, to receive full consideration. Application materials must be submitted electronically at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14767 Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.