Assistant Professor Faculty - Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering

Dallas, Texas (US)
Commensurate with Experience
January 08 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Assistant Professor Faculty Position

Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Bioengineering and/or Biomedical Engineering. Candidates from related disciplines, such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Materials Science, Physics, or Mathematics, whose research is relevant to Bio/Biomedical Engineering, may be considered. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent and demonstrate the potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service. Of particular interest are candidates whose research interests include (1) Biomechanics/Rehabilitation Engineering (specifically Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Robotics), (2) Flexible Bioelectronics (Neural Engineering), (3) Biomaterials, and (4) Systems Biology. Strong candidates with interests and expertise in related fields will also be considered. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment to build a world-class department and university. All positions commence Fall 2021.

The Department of Bioengineering at UT Dallas celebrates its 10 year anniversary in 2020. According to US News and World Report, the Department is the #3 Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering program in Texas. The department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Biomedical Engineering. The Bioengineering Department ranked #1 for the percentage of MS degree awarded to female students and the 3rd largest undergraduate program in the US according to ASEE. The close proximity to the UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and our joint graduate program offers outstanding opportunities for collaborative research.

UT Dallas is situated in Richardson, TX, one of the most attractive suburbs in the Dallas metropolitan area. The University sits in close proximity to the telecom corridor, home to several hundred high-technology companies that provide opportunities for joint university-industry collaborations.

Applicants should submit a completed application, current curriculum vitae that includes a complete publication list, research statement, teaching statement, and writing sample. Four letters of recommendation are also required. All application materials are submitted to the position posting at  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until January 31, 2021. All recommendation letters are due March 1, 2021. The Department seeks a diverse applicant pool.

For additional information about the department, please visit our website at If you have questions, please contact:

Betsy Willis, Academic Program Officer


The University of Texas at Dallas provides equality of opportunity in education and employment for all students and employees and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University's faculty and administration. No person will be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by the University.