Faculty Position in Medical Image Analysis and Computer Vision

New York University

United States


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position, to start September 2020.

New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. NYU Tandon has an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. At NYU Tandon, our mission is to excel in research, teaching and entrepreneurship. We aim to inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century. We are committed to quality, integrity, and respect for each other. We take pride in our high numbers of women students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. We seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches.

NYU Tandon fosters innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. The CSE department is at the center of a high-tech start-up culture where student and faculty innovation and entrepreneurship activities are supported and nurtured both in New York City, Brooklyn and across the NYU Global Network University. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in visualization, imaging and data analysis (VIDA), cybersecurity (CCS), the media and games network (MAGNET), 5G wireless technology, the center for urban science and progress (CUSP), the Governance Lab, and AINOW dedicated to understanding the social implications of artificial intelligence. With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education.

The focus of the search is in Medical Image Analysis and Computer Vision. We seek candidates with excellent qualifications in mathematical, algorithmic and statistical concepts foundational to image analysis, including core areas of AI such as computer vision and machine-learning, and proven record in interdisciplinary collaborative research primarily related to medical or biomedical research. Our program offers unparalleled opportunities for research across boundaries through close interdisciplinary collaborations with NYU’s top-ranked medical school with centers and research programs in optical and radiological imaging, neuroscience, systems genetics, and major medical research departments including Radiology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation Medicine, and Global Public Health. You will also have opportunities to initiate interdisciplinary collaborations with Tandon’s Biomedical Engineering Department, the Center for Biomedical Imaging (CBI) of the Department of Radiology, and the Computer Science Department of the Courant Institute.


You should have a Ph.D. degree in computer science or a closely related discipline. We seek individuals with evidence of excellent scholarship who have the potential or demonstrated ability to develop and lead a strong research program. For senior applicants, a distinguished record of scholarship, leadership, interdisciplinary research with medical partners, curricular innovation and an excellent research funding record are desired. You should demonstrate or show potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring.

Application Instructions

You should submit

  • cover letter
  • current CV
  • names of three references and their contact information
  • research and teaching statements
  • recent teaching evaluations (if applicable)

We will review applications beginning in early January 2020 and will continue until we fill the position. We encourage applicants to submit early.

In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com