The Department of Bioengineering, Swanson School of Engineering (engineering.pitt.edu/bioengineering) and the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (anesthesiology.pitt.edu) invite applications from accomplished individuals with a PhD or equivalent degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or closely related disciplines for an open-rank, tenured/tenure-stream faculty position. We wish to recruit an individual with strong research accomplishments in Cardiovascular Bioengineering with preference given to research focus on cardiovascular monitoring with mobile and wearable devices and associated data analytics for anesthesia, perioperative medicine and critical care applications. It is expected that this individual will also complement the current strengths of the two departments in medical devices, patient monitoring, and data analytics. In addition, candidates must be committed to contributing to high quality education of a diverse student body at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh is a top-five institution in terms of NIH funding, and provides a rich environment for interdisciplinary research, strengthened through its affiliation with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). The Department of Bioengineering, consistently ranked among the top programs in the country, has outstanding research and educational programs, offering undergraduate (--270 students, sophomore-to-senior years) and graduate (-150 PhD or MD/PhD and N50 MS students) degrees, The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine is the largest academic program in the US and is a pioneer in clinical and scientific research. The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine (mirm.pitt.edu) the Vascular Medicine Institute the Brain Institute (braininstitute.pitt.edu), and Starzl Transplantation Institute (http://www.stiresearch.health.pitt.edu/) offer many collaborative research opportunities, The Center for Medical Innovation (https://www.engineerinq.pitt.edu/CMl/), the Coulter Translational Partnership Il Program and the Center for Commercial Applications of Healthcare Data (healthdataalliance.com/university-of- Pittsburgh) provide biomedical innovation and translation opportunities.
Interested individuals should send the following as a sin le self-contained PDF attachment via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (include "AY20 PITT BioE-Anesthesiology" in the subject line): (1) cover letter, (2) complete CV (including funding record, if applicable), (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) three representative publications, and (6) names and complete contact information of at least four references. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 30, 2019, However, applications will be reviewed as they are received. Early submission is highly encouraged.
The Departments of Bioengineering and Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine are fully committed to a diverse academic environment and places high priority on attracting female and underrepresented minority candidates. We strongly encourage candidates from these groups to apply for the position.
The University affirms and actively promotes the rights of all individuals to equal opportunity in education and employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other protected class.
The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employer
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Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae, Other (see posting for additional details)
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Internal Number: 19006880
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.