Assistant Professor - Biologic Sciences
Assistant Professor - Biologic Sciences (BioMedical Informatics) Tenure Track in Brooklyn, New York
Job ID: 18370
Location: NYC College of Technology
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. For the last five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.

The Biological Sciences Department at City Tech is composed of a diverse group of faculty with an impressive combination of backgrounds and specialties. In order to support its baccalaureate program in Biomedical Informatics, the department seeks candidates for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall 2018. Candidates must have a background in any of the following fields: Medical Informatics, Health Informatics, or Clinical Informatics.

The Biomedical Informatics program is designed to provide well-rounded interdisciplinary training for a new generation of biomedical and healthcare professionals. The Medical Informatics track focuses on secure electronic storage, retrieval, and analysis of biomedical data in healthcare delivery and research.
Courses to be taught will depend on faculty specialty, and may include introductory courses in biomedical informatics and advanced courses such as healthcare databases. Research work with undergraduates is strongly encouraged. The successful candidate will be expected to perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise, and share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. The position requires a commitment to teaching, scholarly research resulting in publications and presentations, sustained service to the department and college, and academic advisement.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline in Medical Informatics, Health Informatics, or Clinical Informatics; or an M.D. with relevant experience in the identified fields. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Teaching experience is highly desired, preferably with multicultural students in an urban environment. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in curriculum development, use of innovative instructional methods, and significant grant writing experience. Current research in the fields identified is required. Candidates should have good communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.

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.

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applications to begin April 3, 2018.

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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 18370

Contact Information
CUNY City Tech
800 Jay Street
Brooklyn, 11201