Junior Faculty Position
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
The Department of Biomedical Engineering is dedicated to developing solutions for human health by educating the next generation of biomedical engineers, cultivating leaders, and nurturing the integration of engineering, science, and medicine in a discovery-centered environment. To help advance this mission, we are seeking a distinguished applicant to fill one tenure-track, faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in recruiting faculty in neural engineering, especially targeted in the areas of neural interfaces, neural prosthetics, computational and experimental neuroscience, rehabilitation engineering, and novel methodologies for interrogating the nervous system (including systems biology approaches and immuno-engineering).
Required qualifications include a doctorate in engineering or a related field with a strong record of research accomplishments, publications, and career stage appropriate funding. Candidates are also expected to teach core undergraduate and graduate courses in biomedical engineering, develop a sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and have a commitment to university and professional service. Additionally, we seek applicants who have a desire to build collaborations with the newly established Dell Medical School and the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, as well as regional medical centers including the Seton Stroke Institute. Furthermore, the Department has strong clinical partnerships with a number of medical institutions across Texas, including MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and UT Health Science Centers at Houston and San Antonio.
Interested persons should include a cover letter expressing interest and stating the position for which applying; a detailed curriculum vitae including academic and professional experience and peer reviewed publications (please include PDF copies of a maximum of your two most significant, peer-reviewed, published manuscripts); a statement of research; a statement of teaching goals as related to our departmental focus; a statement summarizing past contributions to and future plans for promoting diversity; and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references. Applications received before November 1, 2019 will be given priority review.
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The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation. Background check conducted on applicant selected.