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. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: immune system engineering, cardiovascular devices, and cancer bioengineering. 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 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 adjacent Medical School and with the numerous medical technology companies in the Twin Cities (medicalalley.org), one of the nation's most vibrant and diverse metropolitan communities. Information about the BME Department can be found at bme.umn.edu.
Applications must be completed online at bme.umn.edu/employment/index.html. 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. The application receipt date is February 1, 2018 and interviews will commence in December.
Required: Doctoral degree in biomedical engineering or a related field of science or engineering
Preferred: Outstanding academic and research portfolio
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