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, including:
· Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences (RBHS), including the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and affiliated Institutes, such as the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the Rutgers Brain Heath Institute, the Rutgers Global Health Institute, the Rutgers Child Health Institute, and the Rutgers Institute for Translational Science and Medicine
· The Rutgers Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine
· The Rutgers University Cell & DNA Repository (RU-CDR)
· The New Jersey Advanced Manufacturing Institute
Research interest and expertise in all areas of biomedical and bioengineering will be considered. Expertise can be demonstrated through peer reviewed publications, books and book chapters, presentations at national and international meetings, successful grant and fellowship applications, and/or other traditional measures of scholarly activity, and will be confirmed through the references provided by the candidate. A specific area of focus is engineering of cell therapies, including biomanufacturing and immunoengineering. Candidates are also sought with research expertise in computational bioengineering, where computational tools, models, simulations, and machine learning are applied to problems in imaging and image analysis, biosensors, systems biology, cellular engineering, neuroengineering, synthetic biology, regenerative medicine, biomechanics and rehabilitation, and medical device design. Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related discipline by employment start date. The successful applicant is expected to teach courses in engineering at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to develop and maintain a research program leading to national and international recognition, while demonstrating excellent mentoring, communication, and leadership traits. In addition, Rutgers and the Department of Biomedical Engineering are committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture, and candidates should have demonstrated success towards this mission.
To initiate the application process, please go to https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/181707 . 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, 3 letters of reference, and teaching portfolio, candidates should include a statement describing how they have promoted diversity, equity, and inclusion in their previous positions. For your guidance, we have established a rubric that helps us evaluate this statement:
Rubric for Assessment of DEI Statements
1. What does diversity mean to you, and why is this important
2. Do you understand the university's diversity goals?
3. What have been some of your experiences either being part of a non-majority group, or interacting with diverse populations?
4. How has your thinking about diversity actively influenced your teaching, research, and/or scholarship?
5. In thinking about the different roles you have played, and will play, as part of your university service, what role has/will diversity issues play?
6. What role do you believe that advising and mentoring play in working with diverse populations? Does your engagement with diversity help students prepare for careers in a global society?
The deadline for applying is November 30, 2022.
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.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related discipline. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of scholarly productivity and external research support, as well as excellent investigative, communication, and leadership skills. The candidate is expected to maintain their outstanding research and develop teaching and training programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, Rutgers and the Department of Biomedical Engineering are committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture, and candidates should have demonstrated success towards this mission.
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