Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Regenerative Biology & Engineering

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Areas of Intereset: Faculty/Instruction
Functional Areas: Research Institutes and Labs
Department: Biofrontiers Institute
Requisition Number: 12985
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: Faculty
Schedule: Full-Time

Job Summary

The BioFrontiers Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder is pleased to announce a new faculty hiring initiative in Regenerative Biology and Engineering. We are building a community of scientists and engineers focused on ground-breaking research at the intersection of the biological sciences and bioengineering. We will recruit multiple faculty at the assistant, associate and full professor ranks for tenure-track positions in regenerative biology and engineering, broadly defined. Areas of interest include stem cell biology and organoids, tissues and organs on a chip, biomaterials, tissue engineering, diagnostics and drug delivery, immunoengineering, multiscale and multimodal optical imaging, biomechanics, and platform development for translational medicine. We seek creative, highly motivated individuals who will thrive in our interdisciplinary research environment and who will build new research collaborations across disciplines.

The BioFrontiers Institute integrates faculty from 10 departments to address significant problems in biology and medicine at the interface of the biological sciences with computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and engineering. Candidates will have a tenure home in either the College of Engineering and Applied Science or the College of Arts and Sciences. Each new faculty member will develop an independent, internationally recognized research program that is synergistic with other programs of the University of Colorado community. Duties will include research, teaching and service. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated commitment to teaching.

Who We Are

At the University of Colorado BioFrontiers Institute, researchers from the life sciences, physical sciences, computer science and engineering are working together to uncover new knowledge at the frontiers of science and partnering with industry to transform their discoveries into new tools.

The BioFrontiers Institute is uniquely defined both by our excellent faculty, research, and leadership and by the scientific and geographical ecosystem that empowers our work. BioFrontiers has a unique "frontier" culture that allows our researchers to explore new areas of bioscience by leveraging the resources and talents across the Institute and the university system.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in a relevant field by the time their appointment begins and must have demonstrated an ability to conduct independent research and show promise for excellent teaching, mentoring and leadership.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Highlights slide (use template provided on the Biofrontiers Institute website here).
  2. Cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
  3. Current CV.
  4. Description of research plans.
  5. Brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests.
  6. List of names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references as a PDF.
  7. In addition, you will need to submit 3 names and emails during the application process of individuals who will be asked to submit a letter of recommendation once shortlisted candidates are determined (can be the 3 noted above).This information will be kept confidential and viewable only the search committee.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018. All applications received by November 1, 2018 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 11/11/2018
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