Multiple Positions (all levels) as Empire Innovation Professor in the AI Institute at Stony Brook University

Job type: Professional

Location: Stony Brook, New York

Expires on: January 16, 2019

Seeded by a $3 million SUNY Empire Innovation Program grant, the new Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation (IAI-DDI) at Stony Brook University invites applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professors levels.  These faculty positions will reside in the Departments of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, each with affiliation in IAI-DDI.  We will process applications on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled.  The start date is negotiable, but can be as early as Spring 2019.

The senior-level positions come with the title of Empire Innovation Professor, and enhanced salary and research support.  Exceptionally qualified senior and junior candidates in all areas of Artificial Intelligence are invited to apply, particularly in the following technical areas: 1) machine learning, 2) computer vision; 3) natural language processing, and 4) data science.  Applicants should hold a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related discipline and must demonstrate superior research accomplishments and potential.

At least one of our successful applicants will have a focus on applications of  AI and machine learning to  Medicine, with possible areas of focus including Pathology and Radiology Imaging, clinical decision support, ICU and anesthesiology sensor data, mobile health, population health and/or precision medicine.  This applicant could come from either a Biomedical Informatics,  Computer Science or related background.

AA/EOE. Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran 

For a full position description or application procedures, visit: (Ref. # F-9924-18-11-F)

The Department of Computer Science currently has over 50 faculty members and is expected to recruit additional members in the next several years. Detailed information on the Department can be found on the Department website:  In 2015 the department moved to a new state-of-the-art 70,000 sq ft building.  The department has access to a significant laboratory space in CEWIT.  The department also offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the SUNY Korea campus in Songdo, South Korea.

Biomedical Informatics (BMI) is a “cross-campus” department bridging the School of Medicine and the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.  Established in late 2013 with the recruitment of BMI’s inaugural chair, BMI already hosts a growing portfolio of federal funding,  PhD and MS degree programs,  and a Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Fellowship program.  This highly interdisciplinary collaborative group consists of faculty trained in Biomedical Informatics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and in many areas of clinical and research medicine. Visit BMI at

Home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, Stony Brook University is located 50 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Stony Brook University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a Department of Energy multidisciplinary research laboratory.  Both departments benefit from collaborations with the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) and the Institute of Advanced Computational Science (IACS).

Applications Instructions

Applicants should apply online at: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. For a full position description or application procedures, visit

Stony Brook University/SUNY is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.