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Job ID: 129805

Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Date Posted Sep. 25, 2019
Title Assistant Professor
University University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
Fayetteville, AR, United States
Department Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 17, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biomedical Engineering/Biomedical Sciences

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
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.

  • The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    University of Arkansas
    Admn 222
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
  • (479) 575-5351


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