Research Scientist Tandon School of Engineering, Technology, Culture and Society

New York University

United States

February 6, 2022


Research Scientist Tandon School of Engineering, Technology, Culture and


New York University: NYU - NY: Tandon School of Engineering Location

Brooklyn, NY

Open Date

Jul 21, 2020


Faculty in the Technology, Culture and Society(TCS) department (https: // at NYU Tandon School of Engineering is seeking to hire a Research Scientist to join in exciting projects in environmental metagenomics with Dr. Henaff at the Laboratory for Living Interfaces (https://

New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and the Tandon School of Engineering, located in Brooklyn, in a fast growing Engineering school with a focus on nanotechnology, biotechnology, urban engineering, and wireless technologies.

At NYU Tandon, our mission is to excel in research, teaching and entrepreneurship. We aim to inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century. We are committed to quality, integrity, and respect for each other. We value and take pride in our high proportion of female students and students who are the first in their families to go to college. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual- career searches.

NYU Tandon fosters innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. The TCS department is at the center of a high-tech start-up culture where student and faculty innovation and entrepreneurship activities are supported and nurtured both in New York City, Brooklyn and across the NYU Global Network University. NYU Tandon TCS department leads multidisciplinary centers in design, media, sensor development and urban resiliency.

Tandon faculty and students are at the forefront of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and have access to NYU's Global Network University. The NYU Tandon School of Engineering is deeply committed to excellence in teaching and learning. Tandon fosters student and faculty innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world.


Required skills:

  • -Master's degree or equivalent years of experience in computational biology, with a focus on DNA sequence analysis. Metagenomics experience preferred.
  • experience with high-performance computing systems
  • experience with DNA collection mechanisms such as surface swabbing and air sampling
  • experience with SARS-CoV-2 a plus
  • Application Instructions

    Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current CV and a list of three references with complete contact information. All application materials should be submitted electronically via Interfolio.

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