Faculty Recruitment

HPI.MS is seeking applications of early and mid-career faculty researchers to fill at least four independent faculty positions in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and computer science for scholarship that impacts human health.

Applications from women, minorities, and residents of all countries are strongly encouraged.

The Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health at Mount Sinai is a new kind of multi-disciplinary health data- and technologies-driven research institute embedded with the Mount Sinai Health System and its medical school, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. With its innovative platform programs Artificial Intelligence-Ready Mount Sinai and Digital Discovery Platform, HPI.MS offers candidates seamless and secure access to state-of-the-art research and clinical data and operations with vast amounts of multimodal health data and large, diverse patient populations.

To build a world-class research program for AI- and data-driven innovation in human health, the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health at Mount Sinai (HPI.MS) is seeking outstanding candidates for early- and mid-career positions with excellent track records in computer science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to join its faculty in 2021. These initial opportunities constitute the first phase of a broader five-year plan of attracting outstanding talent and building leadership in digital health and artificial intelligence in human health and healthcare.

Enabled by a visionary international partnership between the Mount Sinai Health System and the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering, Potsdam, Germany, successful candidates will also have the opportunity to leverage integrated research and educational programs at both institutions through adjunct faculty appointments at HPI. HPI ranks among Germany’s top computer science and IT systems engineering institution with research and educational programs IT systems engineering, data engineering, digital health, cybersecurity, and human-centered design.

Candidate profiles and documents

Candidate profiles

Ph.D. in computer science, applied mathematics, computational sciences, physics, chemistry or a related field. M.D.-Ph.D. candidates with advanced computational training are also encouraged to apply. Successful candidates should demonstrate scientific excellence and outstanding achievements applying advanced machine learning, artificial intelligence and computational sciences in human health.


Applicants submit a single PDF including CV, research statement, and cover letter.

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Send requested documentation to hpims-careers@mssm.edu to apply.


Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System firmly believes that diversity and inclusion are drivers for excellence. As part of the largest private healthcare system in New York City, we recognize the need to ensure that our clinical, research, and administrative leadership; faculty; staff; residents; and medical and graduate students represent the diverse communities we serve. We share a common devotion towards excellence and innovation for unrivaled healthcare delivery, medical and health education, and research. Yet we are as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.

We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with eight premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai South Nassau, Mount Sinai Morningside, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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Mount Sinai Benefits & Expectations

We offer highly competitive recruitment packages, strong institutional commitments to faculty support, comprehensive benefits, relocation services, and a rewarding work and life environment. The Icahn School of Medicine is located in the heart of Manhattan with offices one block from central park.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until positions are filled.