The new Department of Medical Engineering, as a strategic priority for the University of South Florida, invites applications for six tenure/tenure-track positions at the Senior (Associate and Full Professor) or Junior (Assistant Professor) level. The successful candidate is expected to lead a team of trainees, including graduate students in doctoral research, and help innovate the teaching of undergraduate and graduate level courses in biomedical engineering, including those in clinical and hospital settings in association with academic clinicians. The Faculty Member will contribute to USF’s successes in a priority BME research area such as neuroengineering, cardiac engineering, biomedical imaging, bioelectronics, cell and tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, molecular medicine, drug delivery, rehabilitation engineering including gene therapy and drug development. This is an opportunity for established leaders and new investigators to develop novel initiatives and expand or assemble high impact research groups. We strongly value technology transfer initiatives, and support the move of existing startup companies to Tampa Bay. Senior faculty can propose relocation of research groups to take advantage of our hiring capacity.
An earned Ph.D. from a biomedical engineering, or related engineering or quantitative science discipline(s) and, for Senior Faculty, evidence of national prominence through superior scholarship, active externally funded research, teaching excellence, and the ability to teach and mentor underrepresented groups is required. Competitive startup packages and top-quality lab space are available.
Applicants must electronically submit the application packet to the following website: http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/careers/. For consideration, please apply to the appropriate position level (Assistant Professor, search Job ID#26912, Associate Professor, search Job ID#26914, Full Professor, search Job ID#26915). The packet must contain a cover letter, complete vitae with list of publications and research grants and contracts, names and detailed contact information for four references, a 1-page statement of the applicant’s teaching interest and vision, a 1-page statement of the applicant’s research vision, and the faculty rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) to which they are applying. Research programs will be evaluated for the importance of research questions they address, and their adoption and generation of novel technologies. The cover letter should be addressed to Dr. George Spirou, Faculty Interview Panel Chair, Department of Medical Engineering, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, ENG030, Tampa, Florida, 33620.
The University of South Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants who need disability accommodations to participate in the selection process should notify Khoa Dinh, Equal Opportunity Liaison Coordinator at (813) 974-9272 at least seven working days in advance of need. Review of applicants will on a continuous, ongoing basis, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
About University of South Florida Department of Medical Engineering
The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at www.usf.edu.