Asst./Assoc/Full Professor - Biomedical Engineering

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-22
Req: R100026740
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The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Faculty Positions in Biomedical Engineering

College of Engineering at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

The College of Engineering of the University of Miami (UM in Coral Gables, FL) invites applications and nominations for tenured/tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full professor level in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. In alignment with the college-wide problem-based research clusters and the research strategic plan of the Miller School of Medicine (MSOM), we are currently hiring faculty to expand the following clusters:

  • Neuroengineering, neuroimaging and imaging for cancer diagnostics and therapy
  • Molecular engineering, drug delivery and immunoengineering

Applicants must have a strong record of research accomplishments commensurate with their rank, evidence of leadership and vision, proven ability to excel in an interdisciplinary environment, and a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate education. Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Biomedical Engineering or a related field.

Responsibilities of this position include developing a strong externally-funded research program, building collaborations with the MSOM; fostering undergraduate and graduate student development; teaching; developing new courses; implementing innovative teaching methods; assessing student learning; developing new degree offerings that meet the needs of the community and industry; actively engaging with and participating in professional societies; and strengthening the role of the Department and the College in the South Florida innovation ecosystem.

The University of Miami is a top 50 U.S. research institution committed to attracting a talented workforce to support the common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, innovation and service. Faculty hired will have unique opportunities to contribute to the growth of strategic research areas through collaboration within their cluster and leveraging existing strengths at the University of Miami, including:

  • Unique geographical location providing a gateway to the Americas;
  • World-class clinical, translational and basic science research and Centers of Excellence at the MSOM, including the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Diabetes Research Institute, the Biomedical Nanotechnology Initiative (BioNIUM), The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center;
  • State-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson;
  • A $100 million gift to the College of Engineering together with the School of Arts and Sciences to establish the Frost Institute of Chemistry and Molecular Science.

Initial screening of applications will begin immediately, with hires expected to start August 15, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans describing how the applicant’s research will foster synergistic activities within the Department and the MSOM, statement of teaching interests and educational philosophy, and the names of three persons who may be asked for letters of reference should be uploaded here.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.




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Posted: 12/11/2018
Application Due: 8/29/2020
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