The Department of Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) in New York City (NYC) is actively recruiting a tenure-track faculty member (Assistant Professor rank) in health informatics. We are seeking applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas of research expertise and training:
1. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) for analyzing biomedical data, such as electronic health records, neuroimages, and multi-omics data.
2. Mining real world data for computational drug development, such as trial emulation, eligibility criteria optimization, and pharmacovigilance.
3. Clinical decision support and implementation of AI/ML models.
4. Experience in research on neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
The faculty member would join an outstanding and collaborative department, and will be appointed in the Division of Health Informatics which is a multi-disciplinary research division with expertise in artificial intelligence/machine learning, mobile and digital health, patient-reported outcomes, clinical imaging, and natural language processing. Faculty in this division have multiple opportunities for collaboration with clinical researchers at WCM, as well as partner institutions New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the Hospital for Special Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Cornell Tech, which is Cornell’s NYC-based engineering campus.
The successful applicant will have a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent in health informatics, biomedical informatics, computer science, information science, health services research or a related field. The applicant will have a record of significant research accomplishments, including publications on prestigious journals and conferences on health informatics, computer science and clinical research, as well as active applications of extramural fundings. The candidate will demonstrate a strong ability to mentor students and post-doctoral researchers, and have experience in curriculum development, teaching, and scholarship activities in biomedical and health informatics. The candidate should also have strong communication skills, an established record of interdisciplinary work, and be ready to foster collaborative opportunities in research, education, service, and innovation, including engaging with industry partners and entrepreneurship. The successful candidate will be a member of the newly established WCM Institute of AI for digital health (AIDH) and work closely with other members in the institute.
Salary established below per annum commensurate with qualifications experience:
$143,405 - $167,832
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest highlighting their research and teaching interests, practical experience and career goals in health informatics, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references to:
Fei Wang, PhD, FACMI, FAMIA, FIAHSI
Associate Professor of Health Informatics
Director of Institute of Artificial Intelligence for Digital Health
Department of Population Health Sciences
Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University
425 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065
Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to our mission. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.