Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, and
Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Position ID:Cornell-BME-MCADAM [#6915]
Position Title: Lowell & Susan McAdam Professor of Heart Assist Technology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2016/06/02 finished (posted 2016/01/04, finished 2017/06/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Lowell & Susan McAdam Professor
of Heart Assist Technology
Schools of Biomedical Engineering and
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and the Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University invite applications for the Lowell and Susan McAdam Professor of Heart Assist Technology. We seek exceptional candidates who will dramatically enhance cardiovascular research efforts, develop synergies with current areas of biomedical engineering strength, and embrace the vision of a quantitative, multi-scale approach to applying engineering solutions to problems in human cardiovascular health and disease. The appointment is expected to be with tenure at the rank of Full or Associate Professor.

Candidates are expected to currently have an internationally recognized program of cardiovascular research and teaching. Exceptional candidates who add to or complement current research strengths in either or both schools will be given priority consideration. Biomedical engineering research acts as an intellectual bridge between engineering and physical sciences and the biological and medical sciences. We value interdisciplinary projects and actively promote interactions with Weill Cornell Medicine, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and basic engineering and biological sciences. Cornell hosts numerous centers, including the Cornell Stem Cell Consortium, Center for Vertebrate Genomics, Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, Nanobiotechnology Center, Cornell Nanofabrication Facility, and Cornell Center for Materials Research.

The Meinig School, the Sibley School and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students, staff and faculty of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University 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 to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching vision, and complete contact information for at least three references. Submit applications electronically to:

Questions may be sent to:
Jonathan Butcher
Chair, McAdam Search Committee

Applications will be evaluated until the position is filled.

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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Cornell University
Department of Biomedical Engineering
115 Weill Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-7202

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