Assoc Professor

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Assoc Professor

Department:

UNT-Biomedical Engineering-130300

College/School:

College of Engineering

Job Location:

Denton

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Department Summary:

The University of North Texas (UNT) is a Carnegie R1 research university and a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution and Minority-Serving Institution, with a diverse population of over 40,000 students. UNT is located in Denton, a cultural hot spot on the northern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. The UNT Biomedical Engineering Department is in a growth phase, having hired five faculty in the past two years. Our department has a strong culture of interdisciplinary research collaboration, with specific strengths in nanotechnology, advanced biotechnology, genetic engineering, biopolymers and tissue engineering. New faculty would be expected to add research diversity in one or more of the following areas: medical robotics, digital theranostics, bio-3D printing, artificial organs, tissue engineering, among others. We are looking for a candidate with an entrepreneurial spirit who can help grow a young department around his or her research interests. The UNT Biomedical Engineering Department is dedicated to creating a climate that values and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we welcome applications from people of color, women, and LGBTQ+ individuals.

Position Summary:

The candidate for the position in Biomedical Engineering is expected to teach BMEN undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong research program funded by external sources, support and mentor graduate students, and provide service to the University and the profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in biomedical engineering or a closely related field.

A sustained record of providing mentoring to junior faculty, advising graduate students, providing service to the University and profession, and securing external funding for research activities with current research funding, is also required.

Physical Requirements:

Talk or Hear

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Posting Number:

F315P

Quicklink for Posting:

http://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/40646

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 11/14/2020
Application Due: 1/13/2021
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