The Empire Innovation Program (EIP) of the State University of New York supports the recruitment of faculty with strong track records of research accomplishments and that are recognized leaders in their fields with international reputation for outstanding research. The Center for Vision Research has been recognized for its outstanding strength in eye research and was competitively awarded two EIP positions to be filled immediately. We are seeking researchers with expertise in imaging of the living eye and in developing artificial intelligence approaches, including machine learning or deep learning, applied to eye research and/or diagnostics. Candidates for one position should have an outstanding research and funding track record and demonstrated international recognition for exceptional research accomplishments. Candidates for the second position may be earlier in their career path with demonstrated outstanding potential for a vigorous independent career. They should have MD, PhD or MD/PhD degrees or equivalents.
Upstate Medical University strives to promote an environment that encourages varied perspectives from faculty with diverse life experiences. A respect for diversity is one of our core values. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions. The research faculty in OVS is diverse (40% women, 20% LatinX, 10% LGBTQ); we are committed to enhancing that diversity.
In 2021, Upstate Medical University was ranked #35 on the Forbes list of America’s best large employers. By earning this award, Upstate joins the ranks only two-dozen universities in the nation. Upstate Medical University is located in Central New York (CNY), which is well known for its natural beauty. CNY boasts world-class outdoor activities year around. Syracuse offers outstanding quality of life whether urban or surrounding suburbs with excellent schools and low cost of living. The city has a walkable downtown entertainment district and is close to New York City, Toronto, Montreal, or Boston making urban weekend getaways easy.
Please send a letter of interest, CV, statement of research interests, and a list of references as a single PDF document to: Peter D. Calvert, PhD Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Chair of EIP Search Committee OVS_EIPSearch@upstate.edu https://www.upstate.edu/cvr