Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor

Ithaca, New York
Nov 21, 2017
Jan 21, 2018
Organization Type
University and College

The Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University is seeking applications for the position of a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor.

Position Description and Responsibilities

This biological engineering tenure-track position requires a balanced effort between research (50%) and teaching (50%) on a 9-month academic year basis. Improved strategies for harnessing the utility and sustainability of biological and environmental systems are critical, especially in this unprecedented period of environmental change. Novel approaches are needed to mimic, interface with and utilize biological systems for a wide range of applications including but not limited to chemical synthesis, food security, water resource management and alternatives to fossil-fuel-based economy.


A Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline is required with demonstrated capability and success in developing research and teaching programs at the interface of engineering and biological sciences. A strong background in engineering and biology is required. While both Assistant and Associate Professor ranks will be considered, preference will be for applicants at the Assistant Professor rank.

Applications and Starting Date: Anticipated starting date is July 2018. Applications including a CV, statements of research and teaching interests, copies of relevant publications, reference letters and transcripts should be submitted online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9940. Application review will begin on December 1, 2017 and will be accepted until this position is filled.

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