Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Tue Nov 19 2019 Job Description:
As part of the strategic plan for expanding biomedical and health science research in emerging fields, the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Watson School, Binghamton University (BU), State University of New York (SUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with an expected start date September 1, 2020.
BU is one of the nation's top 40 public research universities according to the U.S. News and World Report. The university attracts outstanding students and award-winning faculty including 2019 Nobel Laureate Dr. Stanley Whittingham who are partners in active discovery. We are seeking biomedical engineers who have demonstrated exceptional potential in scholarship, an ability to attract extramural research funding, and the capability to teach both undergraduate and graduate biomedical engineering courses. We seek applications from candidates in all areas of biomedical engineering, however we are particularly interested in the areas of data science in biomedical applications, computational biology, neuroscience/engineering, and machine learning for the tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. Other emerging areas including biomaterials, organoid development, biomanufacturing, and immunoengineering would also be considered. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness are preferred.
The candidate will be expected to lead efforts to broaden the university's Road Map Initiative in the Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence in Health Science (https://binghamton.edu/tae/). The Department is particularly strong in advanced biomanufacturing, stem cells, tissue engineering/regenerative medicine, nanomedicine, cardiovascular engineering, biomaterials, organ-on-a-chip, and biomechanics. The BME Department is the home of the Center of Biomanufacturing for Regenerative Medicine (CBRM). The Department hosts an NSF REU program in translational biomedical science and engineering and a NIST PREP training program in standards and technology. The candidate will be expected to develop a plan that synergizes our strategic partnership with the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the CBRM. The Southern Tier has received a $500 million Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) award from New York State. This new hire will be expected to strategically contribute to this program. For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.binghamton.edu/biomedical-engineering/.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Watson School are dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must have a PhD degree in biomedical engineering or a closely related discipline. The successful candidate will receive a comprehensive startup package including competitive salary compensation and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should submit an application package including a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests, a statement of your contribution to diversity, and names and contact information of three professional references to Interview Exchange.
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