Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Academic General Faculty (Practice)
University of Virginia
May 18, 2018
Posting Summary: The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia in the School of Engineering and Applied Science seeks a Director of Masters Programs to develop and direct new programs in Medical Device Design and Biomedical Data Sciences designed to prepare students for careers in biomedical industry. We envision cross-disciplinary programs that take maximal advantage of the Department's close ties to the School of Medicine and leverage existing interdisciplinary efforts including the Center for Engineering in Medicine (https://engineering.virginia.edu/research/centers-institutes/center-engineering-medicine), the Data Science Institute (http://dsi.virginia.edu), and the Center for Design and Health (http://cdh.arch.virginia.edu). Duties will include developing and directing new programs and courses, as well as teaching 1-2 courses per semester and mentoring student project teams. Compensation for this full-time or part-time academic general faculty on the practice track (AGF) is contingent upon experience.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent experience in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline, extensive industry experience and have held leadership positions and earned national and international recognition consistent with an appointment as an Associate Professor of Practice or Professor of Practice in Biomedical Engineering (http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/PROV-004). The incumbent must also have a demonstrated track record of teaching and mentoring engineers. Experience in entrepreneurial or start-up environments as well as in established biomedical device or data companies is preferred, as is prior teaching experience in relevant academic programs.
General Faculty receive departmental support for their teaching and scholarship activities. This position will have renewable three-year contracts, with future funding dependent in part on the ability to develop robust, sustainable academic programs.
The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque and vibrant small city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. More information about town, the school, faculty benefits, and other topics can be found at http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623195. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a CV, a cover letter stating your interest in the position and your interests and experience in computing education, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
For additional information about the position or the application process, please contact Jason Papin, BME Graduate Director, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 434-924-8195.
With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
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About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.