The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is seeking a Department Head with the vision and leadership skills to expand and lead the transformative growth of BME to become the focal point at UC for inclusive and collaborative translational biomedical research, experiential learning and technological innovation. With strengths in the areas of cardiovascular tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, imaging and image guided therapeutics, orthopedics, cancer and medical device design across the practice of medicine, the Department Head will foster collaborations with the Academic Health campus through collaborative leadership. Reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS), (172 full time and 135 tenured/tenure-track faculty), the Department Head will have responsibility for overseeing department operations, including academics, finances, personnel and planning, and will enjoy unprecedented opportunities to build on the base of over $36 million in grant funding in the strategic areas at UC and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC).
The University of Cincinnati is a culturally diverse urban campus and has the distinction of being 1 of 3 recognized Research 1 institutions (top tier research intensive) in Ohio and one of 115 in the nation. It is in the top 6% of public universities according to the NSF HERD rankings. The University has embarked on a new strategic direction,
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