Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Indiana University Bloomington

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application Procedure:
Early Career, Tenure-Track, Faculty Applicants:
Please submit the following documents:
  1. Cover Letter: Summarize your qualifications, desired rank, and preferred department(s). Explain your interest in Indiana University.
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  3. Research Statement: Provide an overview of your research experience and plans (up to 4 pages), emphasizing interdisciplinary and collaborative experiences and funding and translational opportunities.
  4. Teaching Statement: Outline your teaching interests and experience relevant to your desired department(s) (up to 2 pages).
  5. Diversity Statement: Discuss your experiences fostering an inclusive working and mentoring environment with individuals from diverse backgrounds and identities (up to 2 pages).
  6. References: Provide a minimum of three references.
Application Submission: Interested candidates should apply online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/22608.
All queries about the position or the application procedures may be addressed to faculty2@iu.edu
 
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer, and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Position Details

 

Title Multiple Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor Faculty Positions in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Vice Provost For Faculty Affairs
Location Bloomington
Position Summary
Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) is engaged in a multi-year initiative to increase the breadth and scope of its faculty in biomedical sciences and engineering. We are inviting applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in biomedical engineering, bioengineering or associated applied biomedical sciences at the assistant professor rank to be part of one or more departments, including Intelligent Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Informatics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics.

We welcome candidates specializing in computational, theoretical, experimental, clinical, or translational research. Candidates should complement one or more of Indiana University’s existing strengths as well as new initiatives in synthetic biology, chemical biology, biohealth informatics, and toxicology. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, computational modeling of living systems, biomedical digital twins, organoids, cell, immune and tissue engineering, biomedical and bioinspired robotics, sensors and bioelectronics, biomedical control, advanced imaging, and nano-scale technologies. Candidates interested in entrepreneurial activity are encouraged.

Successful applicants will be expected to engage in collaborative and transdisciplinary teaching and research. These are 10-month appointments, with a preferred start date of August 1, 2024, although alternative dates can be negotiated. For full consideration, apply by March 1st, 2024. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled and will be evaluated from the date of submission.

Responsibilities: Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) is seeking dedicated Tenured/Tenure-Track faculty members who will contribute to enhancing the academic distinction of their departments. Key responsibilities include:
    1. Research Excellence: Develop and maintain a dynamic research portfolio. This involves securing significant external research funding, leading cutting-edge research as a principal investigator, and collaborating effectively with other researchers.
    2. Teaching and Mentorship: Engage in teaching and mentoring a diverse student body at both undergraduate and graduate levels, focusing on expanding the educational opportunities available for Indiana University students.
    3. Service and Engagement: Contribute actively to the department, school, and university through service roles. Involvement with professional communities and/or local community initiatives is expected.

 

These positions are based at the IUB campus in Bloomington, Indiana. Faculty members are expected to work on campus to fully engage with the department, school, campus, and community.
Indiana University evaluates tenure and promotion based on performance in research, teaching, and service. All faculty hired under this initiative are expected to excel in research and demonstrate strong performance in teaching and service. In addition, candidates are encouraged to actively engage in technology transfer, collaborate with industry partners, and contribute to company development, reflecting our commitment to practical impact and innovation in research.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a doctoral degree or equivalent in engineering, physics, biophysics, mathematics, biology, chemistry, biomedical science, medicine, computer science or related disciplines from an accredited institution. Candidates should show rank-appropriate achievements in research, teaching and service and a commitment to diversity. 
 
Application Procedure:
 
Early Career, Tenure-Track, Faculty Applicants:
Please submit the following documents:
1.       Cover Letter: Summarize your qualifications, desired rank, and preferred department(s). Explain your interest in Indiana University.
2.      Curriculum Vitae (CV).
3.      Research Statement: Provide an overview of your research experience and plans (up to 4 pages), emphasizing interdisciplinary and collaborative experiences and funding and translational opportunities.
4.      Teaching Statement: Outline your teaching interests and experience relevant to your desired department(s) (up to 2 pages).
5.       Diversity Statement: Discuss your experiences fostering an inclusive working and mentoring environment with individuals from diverse backgrounds and identities (up to 2 pages).
6.      References: Provide a minimum of three references.
 
Application Submission: Interested candidates should apply online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/22608.
 
All queries about the position or the application procedures may be addressed to faculty2@iu.edu.
   
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer, and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
 
About Indiana University Bloomington: Founded in 1820, Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB) is the flagship campus of Indiana University. Located in Bloomington, IN., IUB constantly strives to embody its mission to create, disseminate, preserve, and apply knowledge. It does so through its commitments to cutting-edge research, scholarship, arts, and creative activity; inspired and challenging undergraduate, graduate, professional, and lifelong educational programs; meaningful experiences outside the classroom; expansive global educational opportunities while fostering a culturally diverse campus environment; first-rate library and museum collections; and far-reaching economic development and impact in the state and region.  
 
IUB is a member of the prestigious Association of American University (AAU) since 1909, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. With over 47,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the campus has 16 degree-granting colleges and schools offering 300+ undergraduate majors, 300+ master’s degrees, and 150+ doctoral and professional degree opportunities. Known for its Indiana limestone facades and green spaces throughout, IUB is widely considered one of the country’s most beautiful college campuses. 
 
The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach spanning and integrating the full breadth of computing, information technology and modern engineering. The Luddy School is a core school with programs on the Bloomington and Indianapolis campus and includes over 150 faculty and 3500 students. Departments in the Luddy School’s Bloomington campus include Computer Science, Information and Library Science, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems Engineering.  
 
The College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University offers over 225 academic programs rooted in three broad areas of study—Arts and Humanities, Natural and Mathematics Sciences, and Social and Historical Studies. The College is home to over 70 departments and programs and three schools—the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, and The Media School. Over 900 faculty members serve within the College and form an extraordinary teaching and learning community at the heart of a world-class university. Members of the College’s faculty are continually recognized as elected fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academies, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and include MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellows, Fulbright Award winners, and Pulitzer Prize, Oscar, and Emmy winners. 
 
Nestled in the rolling hills of south-central Indiana, and home to 85,000 residents, the city of Bloomington offers the feel of a college town with many of the amenities of a large city. From off-Broadway plays and musicals, the LOTUS World Festival of Music, quick access to 250,000 acres of public recreation lands, outstanding public schools and a reasonable cost of living, Bloomington offers much to all.  
 
For more information about the SPH-B and Indiana University Bloomington, visit:  
Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering: https://luddy.indiana.edu/  
The College of Arts & Sciences:https://college.indiana.edu/ 
Indiana University Bloomington: https://www.indiana.edu  
Basic Qualifications
Qualifications: Candidates must possess a doctoral degree or equivalent in engineering, physics, biophysics, mathematics, biology, chemistry, biomedical science, medicine, computer science or related disciplines from an accredited institution. Candidates should show rank-appropriate achievements in research, teaching and service and a commitment to diversity.
Department Contact for Questions
All queries about the position or the application procedures may be addressed to faculty2@iu.edu.
Additional Qualifications  
Salary and Rank  
Special Instructions
Application Procedure:
Early Career, Tenure-Track, Faculty Applicants:
Please submit the following documents:
    1. Cover Letter: Summarize your qualifications, desired rank, and preferred department(s). Explain your interest in Indiana University.
    2. Curriculum Vitae (CV).
    3. Research Statement: Provide an overview of your research experience and plans (up to 4 pages), emphasizing interdisciplinary and collaborative experiences and funding and translational opportunities.
    4. Teaching Statement: Outline your teaching interests and experience relevant to your desired department(s) (up to 2 pages).
    5. Diversity Statement: Discuss your experiences fostering an inclusive working and mentoring environment with individuals from diverse backgrounds and identities (up to 2 pages).
    6. References: Provide a minimum of three references.

 

Application Submission: Interested candidates should apply online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/22608.
All queries about the position or the application procedures may be addressed to faculty2@iu.edu
 
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer, and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
For Best Consideration Date 03/01/2024
Expected Start Date 08/01/2024
Posting/OAA # IU-100752-2024

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Research and Teaching
  4. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents