Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty

Columbia University in New York

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted November 19, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University in New York City invites applications for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions.  Appointments at the assistant professor, associate professor and full professor, will be considered.

Applications are specifically sought in any of the areas that fall under the umbrella of mechanical engineering, with particular emphasis on robotics with specialization in, but not limited to, computational tools to design novel robots, surgical and image-guided intervention, assistance, rehabilitation, biomimetics, human-robot interaction and haptics. Candidates should have expertise in experimental, computational and/or theoretical methods in research areas complementary and synergistic with faculty in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. In addition to these areas, all outstanding candidates will receive serious consideration.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment.  Applicants for this position at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professors without tenure must have the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively.   Applicants for this position at the tenured level (Associate or Full Professor) must have a demonstrated record of outstanding research accomplishments, excellent teaching credentials and established leadership in the field.


The successful candidate should contribute to the advancement of the department in these areas by developing an externally funded research program, contributing to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department and is expected to establish multidisciplinary research and educational collaborations with academic departments and units across Columbia University.  The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


Candidates should apply online at:

https: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58208   and should submit electronically the following: curriculum-vitae including a publication list, a description of research accomplishments, a statement of research/teaching interests and plans, contact information for three people who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work.  The position will close no sooner than April 30, 2014, and will remain open until filled.

Applicants can consult http://me.columbia.edu for more information about the department. 

Columbia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the quality of faculty life.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https:academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58208