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BioFrontiers Institute Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Regenerative Biology and Engineering - ...

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado
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27-Sep-2021 Close All Job SummaryThe 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. 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. Each new faculty member will develop an independent, internationally recognized research program that is synergistic with other programs of the University of Colorado community.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreAt 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. We believe that a diverse faculty is essential to achieving our scientific mission and are aligned with the CU Boulder Inclusion, Diversity, and Excellence in Academics Plan.What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeWe are looking for an innovative and collaborative scientist or engineer with both the background and the vision to build a globally recognized research program in regenerative biology. Further, we seek someone committed to excellence in interdisciplinary education and mentoring. Responsibilities will be split between research, teaching, and service to the Institute, Department, University, and profession.What You Should KnowWe expect to hire a faculty member at the assistant professor rank for a tenure-track position in regenerative biology and engineering, broadly defined. We may consider exceptional candidates at the associate or full professor rank. Candidates will have a tenure home in either the College of Engineering and Applied Science or the College of Arts and Sciences.
As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check pilot program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check pilot program is intended to allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a candidate's conduct at their previous institutions, specifically conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or discrimination – before making hiring decisions. All final candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to complete an Authorization to Release Information.
All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.What We Can OfferThe salary range will be $85,000 - $175,000 annually for the academic year, depending on faculty rank, qualifications, and experience.BenefitsThe 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.Be StatementsBe dynamic. Be effective. Be Boulder.What We RequireCandidates must have a PhD and/or MD, or an equivalent degree.What You Will Need
  • Demonstrable success in regenerative medicine research.
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary teaching.
  • Professional development of diversity and inclusion skills and application of these skills to research, teaching, and mentoring activities.
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (used for phone reference checks)
  • Additionally, during the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation immediately after you apply. These can be the same individuals as above.
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Diversity and Inclusion Statement
  • Research Philosophy and Future Research Plans
  • The position will remain open until December 1, 2021, however for full consideration please apply by November 1, 2021.
    Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
    Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

    Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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