Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Biomedical Engineering (tenure-track, tenured)

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Biomedical Engineering (tenure-track, tenured)

University of Minnesota Biomedical Engineering

Minneapolis, MN, United States

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus invites applications and nominations for full-time tenure-track or tenured positions at open rank, depending upon applicant qualifications. Candidates with established research interests and accomplishments in any field of biomedical engineering/bioengineering are invited to apply. Candidates must have a doctorate degree in biomedical engineering or a related field of science or engineering at the time of the appointment and outstanding academic and research records.

The University of Minnesota and the BME Department seek a diverse faculty that includes those who have been traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about equity & diversity at UMN, visit http://diversity.umn.edu.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a robust externally-funded research program, initiate interdisciplinary and collaborative research, and engage in scholarly publication. She/he must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students, especially in advising Ph.D. students. Excellent opportunities exist for close collaboration with faculty in the College of Science and Engineering and in the adjacent Medical School, including its NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Center for Immunology, the Lillehei Heart Institute, the Stem Cell Institute, and also with the numerous medical technology companies in the Twin Cities (http://www.medicalalley.org), one of the nation’s most vibrant and diverse metropolitan communities. Information about the BME Department can be found at http://bme.umn.edu.

About the Department

This position is located in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, which is an undergraduate and graduate degree granting academic and research unit within the College of Science & Engineering. BME has 21 core faculty with additional affiliated faculty from other departments. Department researchers explore the following areas of emphasis: bioinstrumentation and medical devices, biomaterials and micro/nanofabrication, biomechanics, biomedical optics and imaging, biomolecular, cellular and tissue engineering, cancer bioengineering, cardiovascular engineering, neural engineering.

REQUIREMENTS

Required:
Doctoral degree in biomedical engineering or a related field of science or engineering

Preferred:
Outstanding academic and research portfolio

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Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae (including a full list of publications), research plan, and statement of teaching interests, and complete contact information for three references. The research plan (3-5 pages) must include specific plans for at least one initial research project, as well as indicate the broad scope of research interests.

Interviews will commence in December and applications will continue to be considered until the positions are filled. This position will remain open until filled.

Questions may be directed to bmefs@umn.edu.

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Diversity

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

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