Assistant Professor in Neuroengineering

Assistant Professor in Neuroengineering

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Houston, TX, United States

As part of our new and expanding Texas Epilepsy
Neurotechnologies and Neuroinformatics Institute (TENN), at the University of
Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth – https://www.uth.edu), we
invite applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in Neuroengineering.

 

This position is part of a combined initiative between UTHealth
and Rice University focused on the development of platform technologies for
neuromonitoring and neuromodulation in humans. We are looking for candidates
interested in translating the recent developments in materials science and
miniaturization to human use for capturing and recording neural data as well as
investigating novel ways to analyze and interpret these data.

 

Demonstrable interest in epilepsy or cognitive processes
(e.g., language) using systems-level approaches for recording and or
modulation, is preferred, but is not critical.

 

The successful candidate will hold primary appointment in the
Department of Neurosurgery (https://med.uth.edu/neurosurgery), and a joint
appointment at Rice University as part of their new neuroengineering initiative
– NeuroX (http://neuroscience.rice.edu/).

 

Additional collaborative arrangements with other institutions
at the Texas Medical Center (TMC), as well as nationally, will be encouraged.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected
to create and sustain an independent research program, including planning,
supervising and directing engineering-based research. The candidate will have
the opportunity to train and supervise undergraduate, graduate and MD/PhD
students at UTHealth and/or Rice University.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in
Engineering or a related field (post-doctoral experience preferred). A record
of verifiable and published research, the potential to obtain extramural,
peer-reviewed funding, and excellent teamwork and communication skills are also
required.

 

HOW TO APPLY: All application material must be submitted
through UTHealth’s online system. As part of the application process, the
candidate should provide a cover letter describing qualifications and career
goals, a curriculum vita, a research statement, and contact information for
three referees and a cover letter describing qualifications and career goals.

 

SALARY: Competitive and dependent upon qualifications and
experience. A substantial start-up package will also be provided.

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Assistant Professor in Neuroengineering