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Open Rank Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering

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Charlottesville, Indiana
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Oct 22, 2022

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Open Rank Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering
Full Time
Charlottesville, VA


The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applicants with research interests in theranostics for a tenured or tenure-track position at any rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full) with rank being commensurate with experience level. UVA is a unique institution with a strong culture of collaboration, collegiality, self-governance, and excellence in research and teaching. The candidate will join this exciting environment, maintain an energetic and well-funded research program, and engage in teaching and training of graduate and undergraduate students.

Candidates will have a PhD in biomedical engineering or a related field, a record of excellence in scientific research, and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preferred research is in the areas of theranostic immunoengineering and/or nanomedicine, including the design, synthesis, and validation of novel imaging (e.g., MRI, PET) and therapeutic delivery (e.g., nanoparticles, drugs, mRNA, etc.) approaches. Research is expected to complement current departmental and institutional strengths in focused ultrasound, cancer, and/or neuroscience. This position is part of a cluster hire, supported by the Provost’s Office, with the goal of establishing UVA as a leader in research at the interface of neuroimaging, neuroimmunology, and focused ultrasound. 


Review of applications will begin October 17, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

For questions about the position, please contact Professor Don Griffin at

For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at

Senior graduate students are eligible and encouraged to consider the UVA Engineering Rising Scholars program. This program is designed to encourage early-career scholars to pursue a career in academia by supporting their postdoctoral work before beginning in a tenure-track position at the University of Virginia. Detailed information and application instructions are available at

The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque and vibrant small city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. More information about the town, the school, faculty benefits, and other topics can be found at

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more, please visit

With one of the highest graduation rates of undergraduate students from underrepresented groups and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the School and the University of Virginia are fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System, which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspective and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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