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 http://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 (http://www.medicalalley.org), one of the nation's most vibrant and diverse metropolitan communities. Information about the BME Department can be found at http://bme.umn.edu.
About the Department
This position is located in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, which is an undergraduate and graduate degree granting academic and research unit within the College of Science & Engineering. BME has 21 core faculty with additional affiliated faculty from other departments. Department researchers explore the following areas of emphasis: bioinstrumentation and medical devices, biomaterials and micro/nanofabrication, biomechanics, biomedical optics and imaging, biomolecular, cellular and tissue engineering, cancer bioengineering, cardiovascular engineering, neural engineering.
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Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and interviews will commence beginning in December 2017 on an ongoing basis. This position will remain open until filled.
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Required: Doctoral degree in biomedical engineering or a related field of science or engineering
Preferred: Outstanding academic and research portfolio
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About University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive par...tnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.