The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
|Proposed Faculty Rank||Assistant/Associate/Professor|
|Department||00053 – Bioengineering|
|New Position to Begin||08/15/2018|
|Details||The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Utah invites applications for an immediate tenure-track faculty opening at all ranks in the areas of Neural Engineering and Neural Interfaces. This position is part of the Transformative Excellence Program (TEP), the goal of which is to build faculty strength in strategic interdisciplinary areas through cluster hiring. Qualified candidates should possess a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, with post-doctoral experience viewed as a strength. Successful applicants are expected to establish and maintain outstanding externally funded research, and develop/teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Bioengineering is one of the oldest and most recognized departments of its type, with 25 primary faculty, over 100 auxiliary faculty, ~150 graduate students and graduating 40-50 Bachelor of Science students annually. It is a research intensive department closely affiliated with health sciences. The department has access to wide collaboration opportunities and state-of-the-art research facilities and internationally recognized institutes across the campus, including the Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, Neuroscience Initiative, Nano Institute, Huntsman Cancer Institute, School of Medicine, and Nora Eccles Harrison CardioVascular Research and Training Institute. The department, college and university are highly supportive of student and faculty entrepreneurial activities.
The University of Utah is a PAC-12 institution located in Salt Lake City nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. With an enrollment of 31,000 students, it is the flagship university for the state of Utah. Interested candidates should apply by submitting their complete CV, names of at least three references, and statements of research and teaching plans as well as any commercialization or technology development goals. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Christopher Butson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|EEO/Diversity Information||The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
|Notice||The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.|
|Special Instructions for Candidates|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
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