Open Rank

Charlottesville, VA
May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Open Rank

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Biomedical Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-07-2015

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia (UVa) invites applications for tenure-track faculty in biomedical data science, at any rank. These faculty positions have the flexibility of appointments among multiple departments in the School of Engineering and Applied Science or the School of Medicine, with affiliation with the Data Science Institute. UVa has a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality, facilitated by the physical proximity of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Medicine. Example areas of current research strength include cancer, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, immunology, genomics, machine learning, data mining, and systems biology. Successful candidates will join this exciting research environment, maintain an energetic and well-funded research program, and engage in teaching and training of graduate and undergraduate students. Rank, tenure status, compensation and joint appointments are dependent upon qualifications and experience.

An MD or PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or a related field is required. To be competitive for a tenured position, candidates must be nationally recognized for their scholarship and research, have an outstanding teaching track record and commitment to education. Tenure-track candidates must have an outstanding vision for their independent research program and commitment to education.

UVa is committed to building a culturally diverse community and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. UVa supports dual career opportunities. UVa is situated in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Charlottesville, Virginia and is close to Washington, D.C. Charlottesville consistently ranks among the top cities in which to live and work. UVa is consistently ranked as a top public university.

To apply, visit and search for Posting 0617480. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest, and contact information for three references. Review will be ongoing, but for full consideration applicants need to apply by January 1, 2016.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Jeff Saucerman via email at For questions about the application process, please contact Crystal Lamm via email at or telephone at 434-243-6906.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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