Faculty, Department of Biomedical Engineering, New York University
Job posting number: #7055073
Posted: January 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Department of Biomedical Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, non-tenured, renewable faculty position as Director of Bioinformatics Education (Online Masters Program), with a start date of June 1, 2019 (see position description below).
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. We have an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.
Our mission is to excel in research, teaching and entrepreneurship. We aim to inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century. We are committed to quality, integrity, and respect for each other. We take pride in our high numbers of women students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. We seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches.
We foster innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world:
● Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn.
● We support four “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy.
● We collaborate closely with other universities throughout NYC.
● We maintain strong partnerships with NY city and state governments and with industry and corporate communities.
With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning, and we lead in online education and in K-12 STEM outreach. Our students conduct Vertically Integrated Research projects and participate in an extensive undergraduate summer research program.
The Director of Bioinformatics Education (Online MS Program) will lead a team of faculty and staff (Tandon Online) to develop and deliver curriculum and courses for the online Bioinformatics MS program. The Director will possess an authoritative understanding of bioinformatics and develop a clear understanding of existing bioinformatics (MS) graduate programs, in order to orchestrate a program through which our students develop exceptional, workforce-ready computational and analytical skills and mindsets.
You should be an excellent teacher. You should have a Masters degree or Ph.D. (preferred) in Bioinformatics or a closely related discipline and a record of industrial experience and/or teaching in these areas.
You should submit:
● Cover letter
● Current CV
● Recent teaching evaluations
● A teaching statement describing experience and teaching philosophy
● Names and contact information for three references.
Please submit materials electronically at
We will review applications starting January 2019 and will continue until we fill the position; we encourage you to submit early.
New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYU does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, unemployment status or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.