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Assistant/Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering (Tenure-Track)

Stony Brook University: Health Sciences: Renaissance School of Medicine: HSC-Biomedical Engineering


Stony Brook, New York

Open Date

Dec 13, 2021


Feb 13, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time



Tenure-Track Biomedical Engineering Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) of Stony Brook University ( invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level.  BME faculty work closely with several excellent departments within Stony Brook University, including Chemistry, Neurobiology and Behavior, Psychology, Physics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.  Further, BME has strong ties with Stony Brook Medicine, the largest academic medical center in Suffolk County, NY, home to 1.8 million people. Collaboration with Stony Brook Medicine provides access to numerous clinical populations and clinicians across many specialties.  Further fostering this collaboration, the position is funded through the Renaissance School of Medicine.

Particular strengths of our institution include 1) all areas of high-resolution animal imaging and optical recording, 2) human imaging, such as MRI and PET, and 3) analysis of large data sets in collaboration with a top-ranked Computer Science Department and the Department of Biomedical Informatics.

Preference will be given to individuals developing state-of-the-art imaging studies. Successful applicants will demonstrate expertise within a research area (e.g., cognition, ischemia, addiction, AD & PD, cellular and molecular mechanisms, biomarkers) and/or a particular imaging modality (e.g., PET, NIRS, Multiphoton Microscopy, Photoacoustic, high-resolution EM/optical/ultrasound).  Qualifications include a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with relevant research training and a record of excellence in research, including a strong track record of obtaining external funding from NIH and other institutions. The chosen candidate will be expected to pursue an independent, externally funded research program.

Externally funded BME faculty teach one course per semester to Stony Brook undergraduates, an ethnically diverse population, two-thirds of whom are students of color. The successful candidate will further interact with these students through office hours, BME events, and student-run organizations.

Stony Brook University offers highly competitive salaries and interactions with a growing, interdisciplinary community in an attractive campus environment. Stony Brook University is located in Suffolk County, on the North Shore of Long Island, approximately 40 miles east of New York City. 


Required Qualifications:  Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, expertise within a research area (e.g., cognition, ischemia, addiction) and/or a particular imaging modality (e.g., PET, NIRS, Multiphoton Microscopy, Photoacoustic).

Preferred Qualifications:  Development of state-of-the-art imaging studies.  Strong track record of obtaining external funding from NIH and other institutions.

Application Instructions

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For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Christine DeLorenzo or Mr. Thomas Schoenthaler at or

Special Notes

Tenure Track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure).

Anticipated Start Date:  As soon as possible.

Campus Description

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives:  education, research and patient care.  It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County.  With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center.  Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research.  Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine.  We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. 

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.