Open Rank / Open Field Faculty Position

Biomedical Engineering | Post Date Oct 16 2019

The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School and Engineering and Applied Science is pleased to invite applications for an Open Faculty position, tenure-track assistant professor, tenure-track associate professor, or tenured professor at Columbia University in the City of New York.  Candidates are sought in the broad areas of Biomedical Engineering, including, but not limited to, mechanomedicine, neuroengineering, orthopaedic bioengineering, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, system and synthetic biology, biomaterials, functional biomedical engineering, system and synthetic biology, bioinformatics of cellular networks, genomic engineering, and data science and machine learning. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent in Biomedical Engineering or related field by the start date of the appointment.  Postdoctoral experience is preferred but not required for the junior level appointment.  Applicants for the tenure-track position must demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively. Candidate to be considered at the senior level should have an outstanding leadership record in academic research and education. This faculty appointment is a possible joint hire between Columbia’s School of Engineering and the Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
The successful candidate is expected to advance their field by developing an original and leading externally funded research program, and contributing to the educational missions of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and, as appropriate, Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Columbia offers a rich environment for multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with additional academic departments and units across Columbia University. This position seeks candidates who would develop biomedical engineering research in crosscutting fields.  The ability to teach senior undergraduate and graduate level biomedical engineering courses is a must. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 
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.