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Assistant or Associate Professor in Biomedical or Bioelectrical Engineering

Job description



The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky (https://engr.uky.edu/ece) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with a start date before August 15, 2019. Candidates should have a cross-disciplinary research emphases connecting electrical and computer engineering with biomedical engineering and the life-sciences. We particularly encourage applications from candidates with interest in biomedical assistive technologies, materials/devices/sensors, and informatics.

The candidate will complement existing departmental strengths in signal and image processing, controls, VLSI, micro- and nano- scale materials and devices, computational electromagnetics, power and energy systems, and computer engineering. The candidate will have the opportunity to join with departmental researchers focusing on topics such as epilepsy, sleep disorders, autism, speech disorders, glaucoma, and spinal cord injury as well as biomedical sensing and imaging. Furthermore, there are excellent opportunities for interaction with researchers throughout the colleges of engineering (including biomedical engineering and computer science), arts and sciences, agriculture, medicine, and pharmacy all of which are co-located on our Lexington, KY campus. A broad range of research infrastructure is available through college facilities for imaging, visualization, chemical analysis, nanofabrication, and rapid prototyping, as well as through computational and experimental open-access centers across campus.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or biomedical engineering and must have published in peer-reviewed academic journals. Evidence of an ability to obtain extramural grant support (including fellowships, workshop/conference grants, and experimental facility access) and a history of collaboration with medical and/or life-science researchers are preferred. Responsibilities for the successful candidate include establishment of an independent research program that is supported by awards from extramural agencies, contribution to the teaching mission of the undergraduate program, teaching and mentoring for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and service for the department, university, and profession.

Lexington is situated in the heart of Kentucky surrounded by gently rolling bluegrass hills, enjoys a mild climate, and has a vibrant entrepreneurial community and outstanding healthcare facilities. The University of Kentucky is the flagship university for the Commonwealth and is one of only eight universities in the United States that house colleges of agriculture, engineering, medicine, and pharmacy on a single campus, leading to groundbreaking discoveries and unique interdisciplinary collaboration.

Applicants should submit the following:
• cover letter,
• full curriculum vitae,
• research plan and teaching statement (please upload under Specific Request 1), and
• the names and contact information for five references. Please include this when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters through the employment system.

For full consideration, please submit an application by November 15, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Todd Hastings ([email protected]).




Job Title
Assistant or Associate Professor in Biomedical or Bioelectrical Engineering

Requisition Number
FE01641

Working Title


Department Name
8H400:Electrical and Computer Engineering

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

PhD or equivalent degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or biomedical engineering



Required Related Experience

A cross-disciplinary research emphasis connecting electrical and computer engineering with biomedical engineering and the life-sciences.

Publications in peer-reviewed academic journals



Required License/ Registration/Certification

N/A



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred candidates will have an interest in biomedical assistive technologies, materials/devices/sensors, and informatics.

Evidence of an ability to obtain extramural grant support (including fellowships, workshop/conference grants, and experimental facility access) and a history of collaboration with medical and/or life-science researchers are also preferred.



Open Untill Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



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    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in HIgher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents

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