Tenured Faculty Position - Associate or Full Professor
Biomedical Engineering - Cockrell School of Engineering - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Aug 27, 2018
The Department of Biomedical Engineering is dedicated to developing solutions for human health by educating the next generation of biomedical engineers, cultivating leaders, and nurturing the integration of engineering, science, and medicine in a discovery-centered environment. To help advance this mission, we are seeking a distinguished applicant to fill one Tenured faculty position. We are particularly interested in recruiting faculty into the targeted areas of biomedical imaging, computational bioengineering (using both physics and information-based approaches), biomaterials/regenerative medicine, cancer, neural engineering, and systems biology.
Required qualifications include a doctorate in engineering or a related field with an outstanding record of research accomplishments, publications, and appropriate externally sponsored funding. Candidates are also expected to have a successful record of mentoring the new generation of leaders in biomedical engineering, strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching in biomedical engineering, and a commitment to professional service. Additionally, we seek applicants who have a desire to build collaborations with the newly established Dell Medical School and the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, as well as other regional medical centers including the Austin Heart Hospital and the Seton Stroke Institute. Furthermore, the Department has strong clinical partnerships with a number of medical institutions across Texas, including MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, the Texas Heart Institute, and UT Health Science Centers at Houston and San Antonio.
Interested persons should include a cover letter expressing interest; a detailed curriculum vitae including academic and professional experience and peer reviewed publications (please include PDF copies of a maximum of your three most significant, peer-reviewed, published manuscripts); a statement of research; a statement of teaching goals as related to our departmental focus; a statement summarizing past contributions to and future plans for promoting diversity; and the names and e-mail addresses of at least five references. Applications received before November 1, 2018 will be given priority review.
Please direct inquiries to Carrie Cunningham or Margo Cousins at [email protected] or [email protected] .
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.