The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty Positions Bioengineering - Biomedical Engineering (pcs121004)
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in Bioengineering and/or Biomedical Engineering.
Created in the spring of 2010, the Department of Bioengineering is a key component of UTD's growth strategy. The successful candidates will have a unique opportunity to shape this nascent department. Of particular interest are candidates whose research interests span one or more of the following areas: biomedical devices, systems biology, computational biology, imaging, medical robotics, including surgical robots, and neurosciences.
The Department of Bioengineering at UTD currently offers the BS, MS and PhD degrees in Biomedical Engineering. The MS and PhD degree programs are offered jointly with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and the University of Texas at Arlington. The close proximity to the Medical School offers outstanding opportunities for collaborative research. In addition to Bioengineering, the Erik Johnson School is home to the Departments of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science & Engineering, and Systems Engineering and has interdisciplinary programs in Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, and Software Engineering.
The University of Texas at Dallas is situated in Richardson, one of the most attractive suburbs of the Dallas metropolitan area with several hundred high-tech companies within a few miles of the campus, including Texas Instruments, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Lennox, Rockwell-Collins, Nortel Networks, Alcatel, Ericsson, Hewlett-Packard, Samsung, Fujitsu, Cisco Systems, EDS, Zyvex, and Intervoice. Opportunities for joint university-industry research projects are excellent. The Erik Jonsson School is experiencing a very rapid growth as part of a $300 million program of funding from public and private sources. As a result, the school is expanding its existing programs, establishing new programs, and recruiting outstanding faculty. In addition to people and programs, The Bioengineering Department will move to a new $108 million state-of-the art Bioengineering and Science Building when it is completed in 2015.
Qualified candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and the potential to develop an externally funded research program. Candidates for positions at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level must have a strong record of scholarly and professional achievements. For more information contact Dr. Mathukumalli Vidyasagar, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation.
Applicants should provided the following information: resume, statement of research and teaching interests, and full contact information for four or more professional references via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available below.
Posted on: Oct 04, 2012
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