Position available at Arizona State University

September 17, 2012 § Leave a comment

The School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering (SBHSE) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for tenured and tenure track positions in the areas of molecular, cellular, and tissue bioengineering (MCTB), at the Associate and Assistant Professor levels.

ASU is a research university with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support. Located in the Phoenix metropolitan area, ASU is one of the nation’s leading public metropolitan research universities.  SBHSE currently has 20 tenured and tenure-track faculty, with more than $4 million in research funding annually.  Important research foci in the school include cardiovascular engineering, synthetic/computational biology, medical devices and diagnostics, neuro-engineering, rehabilitation, regenerative medicine, bio-imaging, biomaterials, and tissue engineering.  SBHSE has several important collaborations with clinical partners at Mayo Clinic, Barrow Neurological Institute, Banner Hospitals, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Midwestern Dental School, and the Arizona Heart Hospital.

Required qualifications include:

  • Doctoral degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or related areas.
  • Post-doctoral training, or equivalent experience, in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or related areas.

The highly competitive candidate will:

  • Possess demonstrated expertise in molecular, cellular, and/or tissue bioengineering, including, but not limited to, expertise in:
  • translational biomaterials (biomaterials research applied to human patients),
  • metabolic engineering, and
  • stem cell engineering.
  • Show evidence of, or potential for, significant contributions to the candidate’s field
  • Have potential to be highly competitive for research funding
  • Show commitment to, and potential for, excellence in teaching required and elective undergraduate and graduate courses needed in the Biomedical Engineering Program, as well as programs in the Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Show commitment to, and potential for, excellence in mentoring graduate and undergraduate research
  • Have plans to collaborate with clinical partners
  • Have a track record of clinical collaborations
  • Do research that is complementary with faculty working in related areas

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2012; if not filled, reviews will occur monthly until the search is closed.  Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and contact information, including e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references.

Application materials must be emailed to: Professor Antonio Garcia, MCTB_search@asu.edu, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, ASU, Tempe, 85287-9709.  A background check is required for employment.  For further information, contact Prof. Antonio Garcia at (480) 965-8798 or email MCTB_search@asu.edu.  Arizona State University is an AA/EOE.  Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement can be found at: www.asu.edu/titleIX

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