Employment

Posting Date: October 25, 2017

 

TENURE TRACK POSITION IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

 

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with the applicant’s experience (i.e. at the assistant, associate, or full professor level).

The Department is situated in a state-of-the-art 82,000 square foot facility dedicated to Biomedical Engineering research and teaching on the Busch Campus in Piscataway, NJ, which provides abundant opportunities for collaborative work across Rutgers, with the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and numerous affiliated biomedical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical companies.

Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related discipline. We are searching for energetic and visionary individuals in the broad areas of Molecular Systems Bioengineering; Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine; Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Engineering; Physiologic Systems and Bioinstrumentation; Biomedical Imaging; and Neuroengineering. We are open to applications from individuals working on a broad range of problems, and have a particular interest in: pre-clinical and clinical applications, hardware development, image-guided drug/device delivery, personalized diagnostics, devices to assist individuals with disabilities, and approaches to aid the recovery of physical and cognitive functions lost because of disease or injury. We particularly invite scientists interested in translational research who aim to make a definitive clinical impact. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of (or tremendous potential for, at the Assistant Professor level) obtaining external research support, as well as excellent investigative, communication, and leadership skills. The candidate is expected to develop outstanding research and teaching programs on both the graduate and undergraduate levels. This includes the development of both undergraduate and graduate courses, the supervision of graduate and undergraduate students, and academic advising of students at all levels.

To initiate the application process, please go to http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/53490. Rutgers and the Department of Biomedical Engineering are committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture and expect the faculty to actively contribute to this mission. As such, in addition to a letter of application, extended curriculum vitae, research plan, and teaching portfolio, candidates should include a statement describing how they have promoted diversity, equity, and inclusion in their previous positions. The deadline for applying is December 10, 2017.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. US Armed Force Veterans, minorities, and women are encouraged to apply.