Temporary Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering

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Posting Details

Job Title Temporary Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering Requisition Number FE01956 Working Title Department Name 8H007:Biomedical Engineering Work Location Lexington, KY Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Full-Time Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track Required Education

PhD in Biomedical Engineering or other related area.

Required Related Experience

Research experience through doctoral education, and related publications, presentation and teaching experiences.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is seeking applicants for a temporary assistant professor position beginning August 2019. This is a one-year contract with potential for renewal. Responsibilities of this position include developing and teaching courses, and conducting research in areas such as Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Biomedical Imaging, and/or Physiology/Biology/Animal Models for Biomedical Engineering, and areas of interest of the candidate. Minimum qualifications are: a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering or related engineering fields, prior university teaching experience, and interdisciplinary research experience.

The University of Kentucky is one of only a small number of U.S. institutions having a major academic medical center with all six health sciences colleges and the full spectrum of academic colleges on a single campus. The recently renamed BME department aims to contribute to the engineering-medicine integration at UK to elevate the patient treatment methods and technologies to a new level. The department is located centrally within the College of Engineering and within walking distances of the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Dentistry, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Design, Business, etc.

Applications must include the following: a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, teaching statement (upload under Specific Request 1), research plan/goals (upload under Specific Request 2), and the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. For questions regarding the application process, please email [email protected]

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply 05/27/2019 Open Until Filled No 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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    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
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    Posted: 5/21/2019
    Application Due: 5/28/2019
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