Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering

University of Texas Austin Biomedical Engineering Cockrell School of Engineering

Description

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is dedicated to developing solutions for human health by educating the next generation of biomedical engineers, cultivating leaders, and nurturing the integration of engineering, science, and medicine in a discovery-centered environment. To help advance this mission, we are seeking qualified applicants to fill two tenure-track, faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  We are particularly interested in recruiting faculty in the following research areas 1) immunoengineering with applications in cancer, neuroimmunology, or systems biology, 2) mechanobiology, biophysics, or computational bioengineering.

Qualifications

Required qualifications include a doctorate in engineering or a related field with a strong record of research accomplishments, publications, and career stage appropriate funding. Candidates are also expected to teach core undergraduate and graduate courses in biomedical engineering, develop a sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, employ inclusive practices in their classrooms and research programs, collaborate with other faculty, and have a commitment to university and professional service.  Additionally, we seek applicants who have a desire to build collaborations with Dell Medical School and the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, as well as regional medical centers including the Seton Stroke Institute.  Furthermore, the Department has strong clinical partnerships with a number of medical institutions across Texas, including MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and UT Health Science Centers at Houston and San Antonio.

Application Instructions

Interested persons should include a cover letter expressing interest and stating the position for which applying; 1) a statement summarizing past contributions to and future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion; 2) a statement of teaching goals as related to our departmental focus; 3) a statement of research; 4) a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) including academic and professional experience; 5) peer reviewed publications (please include PDF copies of a maximum of your two most significant, peer-reviewed, published manuscripts); and 6) at least three confidentially submitted references via the Interfolio portal. A full description of the application instructions and criteria being used to assess faculty candidate statements is provided here. Failure to provide detailed statements that address these criteria may disadvantage your application in the review process. Applications received before October 25th, 2021 will be given priority review.  

Please direct inquiries to Michael Don at michael.don@austin.utexas.edu