Tenured or Tenure-track Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering Education Research
The Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University invites applications for tenured or tenure‐track faculty position in biomedical engineering, with an emphasis on engineering education research. Candidates must have an earned Doctorate in engineering, STEM education, or a closely related field, with a demonstrated potential for success as an independent education research investigator and a classroom educator. Responsibilities include the pursuit of a program of scholarly research in Biomedical Engineering Education; teaching courses in Biomedical Engineering; and advising undergraduate and graduate students. We are especially interested in receiving applications from candidates that embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. Senior candidates with exceptional accomplishments in research, teaching, and graduate student mentorship are encouraged to apply. Junior candidates must show outstanding research and potential for excellence in teaching and graduate student mentorship. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering is in the College of Engineering on Cornell’s campus in Ithaca, New York. Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER) is an exciting, emerging research field on Cornell’s campus, with discipline-based education researchers across several science and engineering disciplines. The BME department has a decades-long culture of educational innovation and outreach, including the use of experiential learning approaches, the development of major outreach programs to local-area middle- and high-school science teachers, and a current project to add active learning elements to a core sequence of courses to the major. There is also a broad culture of education research and investment throughout the campus, and educational verve is one of President Pollack’s key priorities for the University. Discipline-based education researchers on campus also collaborate with the Engineering Teaching Excellence Institute, the Center for Teaching Innovation, and the Active Learning Initiative. This community is filled with disciplinary experts who are passionate about their teaching, engaging in education research literature, and keen to discuss how to improve teaching and learning for students throughout multiple disciplines. The ideal candidate will benefit from strong collaborative ties to other discipline-based education researchers in the College of Engineering and across campus and to the major teaching/education centers, and will contribute to a culture of excellence in education research and of continual improvement in pedagogical approaches.
Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. The main campus sits at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. The Ithaca area offers a small-town lifestyle with the cultural and culinary offerings of larger cities. The climate of the region provides for a range of outdoor activities including boating/sailing, swimming, mountain biking and hiking in summer, to skiing and ice skating in winter.
The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who foster a welcoming climate for all students. Biomedical Engineering at Cornell was the first department recognized with the BMES Diversity Award. The university also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit http://www.hercjobs.org/ to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area. Cornell and Ithaca are family-friendly communities: Cornell has a comprehensive set of policies, services and benefits to help you, your partner and your children to feel welcomed here, to support your well-being, and to help with child care, elder care, and those with disabilities. For more details, see: https://hr.cornell.edu/benefits-pay/family-life-support.
All applicants must submit a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications and preprints; research and teaching vision statements; a statement addressing your commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity in research; and contact information for at least three reference letter writers. For more information regarding the Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, please visit: https://facultydevelopment.cornell.edu/department-resources/recruitment/contribution-to-diversity/.
Applications must be received by November 15, 2022, to receive full consideration.
Application materials must be submitted electronically at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22905
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.