Posting DetailsThe University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
|Proposed Faculty Rank||Assistant/Associate Professor|
|Department||00053 - Bioengineering|
|New Position to Begin||08/15/2018|
|Details||The University of Utah is seeking to hire an outstanding tenure-track faculty member in biomedical computing and simulation. The position is a joint effort between the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute and the Department of Bioengineering or another College of Engineering Department serving as the tenure home. Ideal candidates have backgrounds in biomedical engineering, applied mathematics, or related fields. Successful applicants will enjoy an extremely supportive and collaborative peer group of experts at the SCI Institute who use simulation, image analysis, and visualization to inform a wide range of biological and health-related problems, https://www.sci.utah.edu/research/biomedical-computing.html.
The SCI Institute has established itself as an internationally recognized leader in visualization, scientific computing, and image analysis applied to a broad range of application domains. The Department of Bioengineering is one of the oldest and most recognized departments of its type, with 25 primary faculty, over 100 auxiliary faculty, ~150 graduate students and graduating 60-80 Bachelor of Science students annually. It is a research intensive department closely affiliated with health sciences. The department has access to wide collaboration opportunities and state-of-the-art research facilities housed in internationally recognized institutes across the campus including the Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building, SCI Institute, Neuroscience Initiative, Nano Institute, Huntsman Cancer Institute, School of Medicine, Utah Population Data Base, and Nora Eccles Harrison CardioVascular Research and Training Institute. The department, college, and university are highly supportive of student and faculty entrepreneurial activities. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent cultural and especially outdoor recreational opportunities. Additional information about our research and our current faculty can be found at http://www.sci.utah.edu and http://bioen.utah.edu.
|EEO/Diversity Information||The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
|Notice||The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
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|Open Until Filled||Yes|
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