Assistant or Associate Professor- Biomedical Engineering
Department: Metallurgy, Materials and Biomedical Engineering
Locations: El Paso, TX
Posted: Sep 13, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Ref. No.: 21-05
Position ID: 136715
About The University of Texas at El Paso:
The University of Texas at El Paso is America's leading Hispanic-serving
university. Located at the westernmost tip of Texas, where three states and
two countries converge along the Rio Grande, UTEP is a public research
university that transforms lives. Ninety-four percent of UTEP's nearly 25,000
students are minorities, and many are the first in their families to go to
college. At UTEP, students have access to 168 bachelor's, master's and
doctoral degree programs at the only open-access, top tier research university
in America. Located in the second-most educated city in Texas, UTEP is
recognized as one of the best research universities in the country for
connecting students with the community around them. For more information,
please visit our website: www. utep.edu/.
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH: The UTEP College of Engineering is a
vibrant research environment, integrating education, research and engineering
practice and entrepreneurship as a potent economic stimulator for the region.
UTEP's College of Engineering and the Biomedical Engineering Program has
established close ties and collaborations with the TTUHSC Foster School of
Medicine, the UTEP School of Pharmacy, and the Departments of Biomedical
Sciences, Chemistry and Physics in the College of Science. UTEP also has the
Border Biomedical Research Center related to infectious diseases, diabetes and
obesity, cancer, neurosciences, 3D printing and contemporary biotechnologies
with cores on genomics, proteomics, flow cytometry, histopathology, clinical
chemistry, mass spectroscopy and imaging. For more information about the
College of Engineering, please visit our website: www. utep.edu/engineering/.
The Biomedical Engineering Program at The University of Texas at El Paso
(UTEP) seeks an accomplished, dynamic and innovative tenure-track faculty
member at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The successful
candidate will be expected to establish an internationally recognized research
program in biomedical engineering in collaboration with the El Paso Texas Tech
Foster School of Medicine. An interest in contributing to interdisciplinary
research teams in neurosciences, bioprinting, data sciences, drug therapy,
microfluidic disease models, computational bioengineering and/or the health-
focused interprofessional community of practice is a plus. The candidate
should demonstrate the potential to: (1) help strengthen the graduate
programs in biomedical engineering as well as the undergraduate BS program
that is in the last stages of approval; (2) successfully mentor BS, MS and
Ph.D. students, (3) excel in teaching; (3) maintain an active and
independent research program; (4) secure extramural funding; (5) serve on
university committees; and (6) establish collaborative efforts with local
and regional institutions of higher education. The anticipated appointment
date is fall of 2022.
Applicants should have a commitment to diversity and collaboration, superior
communication skills, ability for student mentoring, potential to secure NIH
or other Government funding and an overall record of achievement in research
documented by a strong publication record that is commensurate with the rank
applied for. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in biomedical engineering
or related field and must possess credentials that meet the qualifications for
appointment at the assistant or associate professor level. Applicants should
have a compelling vision of the future direction of biomedical engineering
research. This is a tenure-track position in the College of Engineering.
SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with rank.
Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval.
In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at
El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working
environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures
the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who
share our commitment.
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran
status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision
of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the
basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free
from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of
1972. Inquiries-including the filing of a Formal Complaint or reporting an
incident-about the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX
Coordinator, who can be reached by phone at (915) 747-8358, by email at
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Hall, Room 312.
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please contact UTEP's Equal Opportunity Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be
accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must submit (1) a letter
of interest, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) names of at least three
references including complete contact information, (4) a teaching statement,
(5) a research statement, and (6) three recent publications (if