Job ID: 172860

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Health Engineering

NYU Tandon School of Engineering

  • Nov. 18, 2021
  • Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Health Engineering
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • NYU Tandon School of Engineering
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Until Filled
  • Sep. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a tenured/tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to start on September 1, 2022. This search is part of the health-engineering cluster hire at NYU Tandon, a strategic effort to invest in research and development of health-related technologies. More information about NYU’s broader Faculty Cluster Hiring Initiative, can be found here. The faculty and students of the Department of Biomedical Engineering focus on connecting engineering and technology with medicine. Therefore, many groups have a substantial clinical component in their research. Strong connection and collaboration with world-class faculty at the NYU Langone Medical Center, the Grossman School of Medicine, and the College of Dentistry, offer unparalleled opportunities for research across boundaries through interdisciplinary collaborations. The laboratories in the department create new approaches and tools for medical imaging, tissue engineering and repair, bioinstrumentation and biosensors, mechanobiology, robotics and prosthetics for rehabilitation, synthetic and systems engineering, neuroengineering and a wide variety of other applications. A more detailed description of the various laboratories and centers within the department can be found at


We are looking to hire in all areas of cell and tissue engineering including regenerative medicine. The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related discipline. We seek individuals who have or have the potential to develop a strong record of scholarship, leadership, curricular innovation, entrepreneurship, and an excellent funding record. In addition, the applicant should have demonstrated or have the potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring.

Application Instructions
Please submit the following materials electronically:
  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Teaching statement
  • Research Statement
  • A statement of your experience with or knowledge of inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging efforts and your plans for incorporating them into your teaching, research, mentoring, and service
  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Names and contact information for at least three references

We will review applications beginning December 1, 2021, and will continue until we fill the position. We encourage you to submit early.

About Us

New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. NYU Tandon School of Engineering has 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. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support four “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning.

NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life.

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