Open Rank Faculty Position: Biomedical Engineering and Surgery

Biomedical Engineering | Post Date Oct 17 2019

The Department of Surgery in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School and Engineering and Applied Science are pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at Columbia University in the City of New York. Applications at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor will be considered. Candidates are sought in the broad area of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. The selected candidate is expected to develop and lead an original externally funded research program, and to contribute to the research and educational missions of the Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering. The University offers a rich environment for multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations amongst clinical and basic science departments. This position seeks candidates who will develop research across the fields of tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, stem cell biology, and surgical disciplines. An ideal candidate will strengthen ties between the Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, building upon existing strengths in the use of cellular, tissue and whole organ engineering, and regenerative medicine to treat diseases of the cardiovascular, pulmonary and digestive systems. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Requirements include PhD or its professional equivalent in biomedical engineering or a related field, a record of pioneering research in the area of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, and demonstrated abilities to attract extramural research funding and to teach effectively. Candidates should apply online and upload a curriculum vitae, statement of current and future research (1-2 pages), and contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation. 
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer / Disability / Veteran 

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a publication list, a description of research accomplishments including a statement of research and teaching interests and plans, contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation, and three selected pre/reprints of scholarly work.
All applications received by December 1, 2019 will receive full consideration. We encourage applicants to consult for more information about the Department of Biomedical Engineering.