The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions (Requisition# 53001) with the possibility to begin as early as January 1, 2021. Rank, tenure, salary and startup funding commensurate with credentials.
Successful candidates will conduct research in one of the following areas: (1) cardiovascular engineering, (2) regenerative medicine/tissue engineering, or (3) neuroimaging. Successful candidates will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses specific to their expertise in cardiovascular engineering, regenerative medicine/tissue engineering, or neuroimaging; develop externally funded research programs; publish research results in peer-reviewed journals; advise graduate and undergraduate students; and participate in service with professional societies (e.g., committee membership, editorial positions, etc.). In addition, the successful candidates will participate in curriculum and course development.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field, prior to the effective date of the appointment.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering currently has 11 full time faculty, 7 of which are tenured or on tenure track and an enrollment of about 400 undergraduate and 30 graduate students. The Department offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering. The department also has graduate programs that confer Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Department has research focus areas in Medical Device Design, Medical Imaging, and Regenerative Medicine/Tissue Engineering.
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, “NEXT lives here”, with the goal of leading urban public universities like UC into a new era of innovation and impact of which BME should take a prominent role: https://www.uc.edu/strategicdirection.html.
The university boasts a student body of over 46,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906, and is required for all engineering undergraduates. Additional information about the department, college and university can be found at http://ceas.uc.edu/biomedical-engineering.html.
Application Process: Create an Applicant Profile at http://jobs.uc.edu and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter. Then directly apply to REQ# 53001 and include a cover letter, research plan statement, teaching philosophy statement, and at least three (3) references in the ‘Additional Documents’ section References will only be contacted for those candidates who are selected as finalists.
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.
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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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About University of Cincinnati
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