Research Assistant Professor – Department of Bioengineering
The George Mason University Department of Bioengineering, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, is seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant Professor to work in the area of cardiovascular imaging and neuroimaging using novel ultrasound imaging methods. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Our interdisciplinary research team is based at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study. Ongoing projects bridge multiple disciplinary areas, including bioengineering, neuroscience, vascular surgery, and rehabilitation through extensive collaborations.
The project will involve close collaborations with the University of Maryland Medical Center, the Veteran's Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, and INOVA Fairfax Hospital. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to get involved in research projects with one or more of these collaborating centers. Our laboratories are equipped with state of the art instruments and research platforms for imaging (ultrasound, MRI, near infrared spectroscopy), neuroscience (multichannel EEG, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, transcranial Doppler), as well as clinical research facilities for cardiovascular, trauma and rehabilitation research through our clinical partners. As part of the research experience, the incumbent will be expected to develop his/her own research aligned with the broad overall goals of our laboratories and collaborators and receive mentoring for developing research proposals.
The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines: biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field.
The incumbent should have a demonstrated academic record of scientific excellence, independent research, and a strong interest in interdisciplinary research. Applicants with a strong research background in ultrasound imaging are particularly encouraged to apply.
George Mason University, a tier-1 research institution, is considered one of the top "Up and Coming" educational institutions in the U.S. by the U.S. News and World Report. It is conveniently located in the Washington D.C., metropolitan area within easy access to several national laboratories and clinical research centers, and provides a highly stimulating environment for interdisciplinary research. Biomedical research is a major area of strategic focus for Mason, and the Department of Bioengineering has been rapidly growing since its establishment in 2011.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F092Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter highlighting qualifications and a curriculum vita. Finalist candidates will be required to submit three letters of recommendation upon request.
Review of applications will begin after December 5, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. This position may be renewed annually subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.