Faculty Position - Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Profesor)
University of Minnesota - Department of Biomedical Engineering
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 351990
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) 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 demonstrated expertise and accomplishments in BME/bioengineering are invited to apply. Areas of interest include: Cancer Bioengineering, Cardiovascular Engineering, and NeuroEngineering. Within these areas, immune dynamics, systems and synthetic biology, and large data analysis are of particular interest.
Candidates must have a doctorate degree in biomedical engineering or a related field of science or engineering at the time of appointment and outstanding research records. The successful candidate is expected to develop a robust externally-funded research program, initiate interdisciplinary and collaborative research, and engage in scholarly publication. The candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students, especially in advising Ph.D. students.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via Interfolio, https://apply.interfolio.com/114917. Please upload a cover letter outlining background and interests, curriculum vitae (including a full list of publications), research plan, and statement of teaching interests, and 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. It is preferred that these application materials integrate plans to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The BME Department seeks a diverse faculty that includes those who have been traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields. For full consideration applications should be submitted by November 15, 2022.
Information about the BME Department can be found at http://z.umn.edu/why-umn. 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. Candidates interested in Cancer Bioengineering can become members of the Masonic Cancer Center, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (https://cancer.umn.edu).
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.
About University of Minnesota - Department of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students and faculty on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.