Cornell University, Computational Biology

Position ID:Cornell-Computational Biology-AFP [#23034, WDR-00033673]
Position Title: Associate/Full professor, Tenure-track
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computational Biology / Computational Biology
Neuroscience / Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2022/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/01, updated 2022/09/29, listed until 2022/12/01)
Position Description:    

Today is the last day you can apply for this position; no new applications will be accepted after 2022/12/01 11:59PM US Eastern Time.

As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and booster or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

For additional information on Cornell's Vaccination/Booster Compliance Program click here.

Position description: A Cornell Initiative to bridge Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Neuroscience invites applications for a mid-career-to-senior faculty position in the Dept. of Computational Biology (https://compbio.cornell.edu/about/computational-biology/). Candidates may use artificial intelligence and/or machine learning methods to understand brain computation or the neural basis of animal or human behavior. Individuals are expected to maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program and to excel in undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. The hire is part of a larger Initiative in AI research at Cornell and the successful candidate should have a pioneering spirit and a track record of collaborative work and enthusiasm about bridging top-ranked systems neuroscience, neuroengineering, behavior, computational biology and AI communities established at Cornell (https://ai.cornell.edu/).

Qualifications: A PhD in neuroscience, computational biology, computer science, behavior, physics, or a related field and a primary interest in understanding behavior and neural data through the development and use of computational, statistical and/or machine learning methods. Postdoctoral experience with a demonstrated record of post-PhD productivity is required.

Diversity and Inclusion: Cornell University embraces diversity and inclusion. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We will consider candidates with nonconventional career trajectories and we strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. For more information, see https://facultydevelopment.cornell.edu/statement-of-contribution-to-diversity-equity-and-inclusion-for-faculty-applicants/

Applications and Starting Date: Anticipated starting date is July 1, 2023 or as negotiated. Candidates should submit a cover letter (1 page), curriculum vitae, research (5 page max) and teaching (2 page max) statements, statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (2 page max) and arrange to have three reference letters to Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23034).

Inquiries may be sent to Joshua Fontanez jf633@cornell.edu.

Opportunity: The new faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary community on the main campus in Ithaca, New York. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an engaging sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement.

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 http://www.unyherc.org to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area.

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 embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

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.


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