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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering – Neuroengineering

Matt Peter
Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering – Neuroengineering
The Biomedical Engineering Department
The University Of Delaware
Newark, DE

The Biomedical Engineering Department (www.bme.udel.edu) at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for open rank tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Neuroengineering and Neuroscience, which includes, but is not limited to, the following areas: brain-machine or brain-computer interfaces, neural implants, motor control neuromechanics, neurotrauma and repair, neuro-regenerative medicine, computational neuroscience, and neuropharmacology.

Successful applicants will share our vision to be a BME department that is nationally recognized for high impact research and for delivering an exceptional engineering education. We are seeking an applicant to build our department’s strength in neuroengineering and support a university-wide initiative in neuroscience. Launched in 2010, BME at UD is ABET accredited, ranked in the top 40% of BME departments nationally. We have established world class research programs in Applied Biomaterials and Multi-scale Biomechanics and have ambitious plans to grow over the next five years. We seek creative individuals, who are eager to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment, have demonstrated excellence in research, have the drive to be leaders in  their field, and are high-quality teachers and mentors.  

The University of Delaware is committed to Biomedical Engineering. The department will be consolidating into new buildings on the 272-acre STAR (Science, Technology, and Advanced Research) campus, a hub of health and innovation at UD. State-of-the-art core facilities across multiple length scales include: the Center for Biomedical and Brain Imaging, including a 3T human MRI, 9.4T small animal MRI, and multiple small animal imaging systems directly connected to the vivarium; the UD Nanofabrication Facility with cleanroom, materials characterization, and advanced microscopy center; the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, which includes a world-class bioimaging center, DNA sequencing & genotyping, bioinformatics, protein production, and proteomics; and core labs for human-based studies and active outpatient clinics through the College of Health Sciences and Delaware Rehabilitation Institute. BME at UD enjoys close relationships with the nearby Delaware Technology Park, where entrepreneurial and research incubators are co-located with academic research labs, and Christiana Care Health System, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, and Thomas Jefferson University with outstanding infrastructure and opportunities for innovative clinical and translational collaborations. The campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.

Candidates must have a PhD degree in engineering or a related field.  Using the Interfolio® online system at UD, https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__apply.interfolio.com_55017&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=9mW3iGfVkoj8wquuMoIXmA_su0EbqwDd4KzBs2O_OOQ&s=O9BP_q0kwYoQF-Hidf8LBKfJr8R94B6AHGLEISWeN7c&e= applicants should submit: cover letter, curriculum vitae, research vision statement, teaching statement, and contact information for at least 4 references. Applications for tenured rank will be kept confidential until a mutually agreed time. UD values diversity and is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples; women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  For priority consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2018, although the search will remain open until the position is filled. For additional information contact the search chair Dawn Elliott ([hidden email]).

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.udel.edu_aboutus_legalnotices.html&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=9mW3iGfVkoj8wquuMoIXmA_su0EbqwDd4KzBs2O_OOQ&s=jQvM3vdP_hioEKe6mB4zl0ML33q4CbA4Zl1noHeE18w&e=. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

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