TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN NEURAL ENGINEERING

Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Salary
Full time tenure track faculty position.
Posted
September 22 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track position in the area of neural engineering, with an anticipated starting date of July 1, 2018 or thereafter.  The position will be at the Associate Professor level.

Founded in 1826, Case Western Reserve University is a private research university located in Cleveland, Ohio.  The site of the famous Michelson-Morley interferometer experiment, the university is associated with 16 Nobel laureates.  The Case School of Engineering actively promotes interdisciplinary research collaboration through university-level institutes primarily focused on materials, health care, and energy. 

The Department of Biomedical Engineering, which is jointly housed in the School of Medicine and in the Case School of Engineering, was one of the pioneering BME programs in the country (founded 1968), and is home to 31 tenure-track faculty, over 150 graduate students and approximately 500 undergraduate students. Its faculty are international research leaders in biomaterials and nanomedicine, imaging, neural engineering, and computational imaging and personalized diagnostics. The BME department is also home to the endowed Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership that promotes translational research and supports collaborative translational research projects to improve patient care and accelerate the delivery of healthcare technology from academia to the marketplace.

We seek outstanding candidates who have already established an internationally-recognized, competitively-funded individual research program in neural engineering AND who have a strong strategic vision for future research within our rich neural engineering community. The research areas of interest include, but are not exclusive to: (1) the development of innovative brain recording and stimulation techniques for neuromodulation and (2) basic and applied research focused on neural interfacing and neurostimulation applications in the autonomic nervous system. Clinical translation is a major goal of our program, so previous experience in the neuromodulation/neurostimulation industry is strongly preferred. A doctorate in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related Science/Engineering field is required.  The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the core undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the department, and to engage in departmental, institutional and professional service activities.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching and research, copy of three representative journal papers, and the names and contact information of at least four professional referees. Please send these documents electronically in one PDF file to  bmeneuralsearch@case.edu.   Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. 

Case Western Reserve University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regards to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis."

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