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Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Professor)

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Working Title: Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Professor)

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Biomedical Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-28-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Biomedical Engineering of the University of Virginia (UVA) welcomes applications for two open-rank positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels in any research area. Rank, tenure status and compensation are dependent upon qualifications and experience. As one of the most established and influential programs in the country, the Biomedical Engineering Department at UVA is housed both in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Medicine. This unique positioning engenders a collaborative and translational research and teaching environment.

The candidates will join our exciting, collegial research environment, maintain an energetic and well-funded research program, and engage in teaching and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students. Our established areas of research excellence include: medical imaging; tissue, cell, and molecular bioengineering; and computational systems bioengineering and data science. Prominent application areas at UVA include cardiovascular disease, immunology, cancer, drug delivery, neuroscience, and global health and infectious disease. Applicants conducting research in all areas of BME are encouraged to apply. In addition, we seek to recruit applicants with a respect for diversity and a passion for making a positive impact on the world in a collaborative environment. Details regarding our undergraduate and graduate programs are available at http://bme.virginia.edu.

A PhD and/or MD degree in Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering or any other related field is required. To be competitive for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor, candidates should have outstanding potential for developing an independent research program. To be competitive for a position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, candidates must be nationally recognized for their scholarship and research and have an outstanding teaching track record and commitment to education.

Centrally located in Virginia, Charlottesville boasts a thriving intellectual community and cultural life, with easy access to recreational venues and convenient travel to Richmond, and Washington D.C., which combine to make UVA a most desirable place to work. For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html. UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career.

Applicant review begins November 1, 2018; however, the positions will remain open until filled.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search for Posting Number 0624154. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and teaching goals, and contact information for three references.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Silvia Salinas Blemker via email at [email protected] For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos via email at [email protected] or telephone at 434 243 4039.

The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


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Posted: 9/29/2018
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