The Assistant Professor’s job duties for this position include: developing and sustaining an externally-funded research program leading to national and international recognition; teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and other research personnel in the area of biomedical engineering; performing service activities commensurate with the position; and interacting with other researchers across campus to establish an interdisciplinary research program.
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, or a related discipline at the time of the application that must be conferred by the start of employment
Research expertise in one or more of the following as well as, teaching and mentoring expertise areas: systems biology and bioinformatics, metabolomics, genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and/or lipidomics
Sustainable record of scholarly research as demonstrated by the ability to publish in established national and international peer-reviewed journals
About the College/Department
The Department of Biomedical Engineering, launched in Fall 2012, is home to nearly 225 undergraduates, 40 graduate students and ten faculty members. The Department occupies 8600 sq. ft. of newly remodeled office and teaching lab space in the John A. White, Jr. Engineering Hall and over 12,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art research lab space in the Engineering Research Center. Faculty research expertise includes: biomaterials; cellular and molecular engineering; cancer detection and therapy; cardiovascular biomechanics and mechanobiology; biomedical imaging and optics; regenerative medicine; bioseparations and biomolecular simulations.
The College of Engineering consists of eight departments that offer BS degrees in nine disciplines, MS degrees in ten disciplines, and a PhD degree in Engineering with several concentrations. The undergraduate enrollment in the college currently stands at over 3,000 and the graduate enrollment stands at almost 900. The college has 103 tenured/tenure-track full-time faculty associated with it and generally has externally funded annual research expenditures of approximately $20M.