Faculty Vacancy: Neural Engineering at CCNY

We are hiring:

Job Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Biomedical Engineering (Tenure-track / Tenured)

Job ID: 11824
Location: City College of New York


The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Engineering at the City College of New York (CCNY) of the City University of New York seeks to recruit an outstanding faculty member with expertise to complement their growing program in neural engineering. Other areas of specialization in the department include: tissue engineering, nanotechnology/biomaterials, cardiovascular engineering, and musculoskeletal biomechanics. It is expected that appointment will be made at the level of Assistant Professor, though outstanding candidates at more senior levels will be considered.

Responsibilities will focus on developing successful, extramurally funded research program as well as excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The City College of New York, in the heart of New York City, is building upon its strengths in neuroscience, which is currently comprised of more than 20 faculty from 5 different departments across the campus. Shared research instrumentation include state of the art microscopy, several EEG systems, TMS, tDCS, non-invasive optical imaging, and a research-dedicated MRI scanner scheduled to be operational by the end of 2014.

The research environment in the CCNY BME department is very strong, and builds upon internal strengths as will the New York Center for Biomedical Engineering (NYCBE) – a unique consortium between the Grove School of Engineering and seven of the premier health care and medical institutions in New York City. The research productivity of the faculty in the CCNY BME department is among the top in the nation and supported by over $5,000,000 annual in extramural grant support. The National Research Council rankings put the department in the top 10% in the nation terms of research productivity and #1 in the nation in terms of diversity. Its commitment to diversity is reflected in its unique composition of over 50% female or minority faculty. Additional information on the department can be found at bme.ccny.cuny.edu. CCNY is the founding and flagship college of the City University of New York (CUNY).

QUALIFICATIONS” Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

COMPENSATION :Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY : Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID (11824) or Title. Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a CV, a cover letter, examples of recent publications, a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information for at least three professional references.
CLOSING DATE” Open until filled, with review of applications to begin December 1, 2014


Neural Engineering