Employment

Posting Date: November 22, 2019

 

TENURE TRACK POSITION(S) 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.

One defined area of interest, in conjunction with the Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine & Science, is a university-wide effort to bring Rutgers’ broad capabilities to generate and manage large and unique clinical data, cell, protein, and tissue banks for the development and validation of new technologies. This position may include, but is not limited to, the development and translation of technologies for disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of unmet clinical needs; Research that addresses heterogeneity of disease and treatment response (i.e. research that considers individual differences in people’s genes, environments, and/or lifestyles) will embrace this growing environment that encourages and nurtures entrepreneurship. Among the research areas that may be compatible with this focus include Systems Biology, Imaging and Image Analysis, Biosensors, Cellular Engineering, Biomanufacturing, Neuroengineering, Synthetic Biology, and Medical Device Design.

Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related discipline. 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/103019. 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 a narrative describing your teaching philosophy and evidence of how you implement that philosophy, candidates should include a statement describing how they have promoted diversity, equity, and inclusion in their previous positions.The deadline for applying is December 15, 2019. 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.