Open Faculty Search

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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Open Faculty Search
Working Title Open Faculty Search
Department Biomedical Engineering
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 433710
Summary of Duties

This tenure-track faculty position in the Discovery Theme area of Infectious Diseases, develops an independent, externally funded research program that includes collaboration with other researchers in of the 6 health-related areas of focus on: cancer, cardiovascular and pulmonary, regenerative medicine, neurosciences, visual sciences and musculoskeletal research; develops and teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in their field of expertise; advises M.S. and Ph.D. students; participates in governance and service issues; serves as a member of internal committees within the department, college, and university.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

Additional Information for Applicants:

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at The Ohio State University invites applications for a new tenured-track faculty position with a research area related to infectious diseases that will be available as soon as Autumn 2018. Our strategic plan for growth is focused on health-related themes that leverage collaborative ties with colleagues in the Colleges of Engineering, Medicine, Arts and Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Sciences, Dentistry, and Optometry — all on the same campus. The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is a university-wide organization consisting of over 180 research faculty that is truly multidisciplinary, involving teams of researchers investigating high priority topics and opportunities that intersect multiple traditional technical disciplines. In addition to the resources of the Infectious Disease Institute, the combined technical, core, and clinical research facilities of the an NIH-sponsored Center for Clinical and Translational Science, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, the NSF-supported Mathematical Biosciences Institute, and the Ohio Supercomputer Center provide unique and comprehensive resources for biomedical engineering research and education at Ohio State.

Our engineering domain expertise spans Bioimaging, Biomaterials, Biomechanics and Biotransport, Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Micro/Nano Technology. We use our engineering expertise in these domains to address human health-related problems in cancer, cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine, regenerative medicine, neurosciences, visual sciences, and musculoskeletal disorders. In addition, we look to build expertise in solutions for the emergence and reemergence of infectious diseases. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact.

To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Academic Jobs Online Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, the names and contact information of three references, and copies of up to three papers (published, under review, or in preparation).

The Ohio State University College of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas including scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas.

We plan to invite selected applicants for interviews as early as November 2017; however, the search will continue until the position is filled.

Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree in biomedical engineering or related engineering field; strong record of research potential and accomplishment, high-impact publications, and extramural peer-reviewed funding; demonstrated interest and accomplishment in teaching and advising students; experience with medical science applications.

Desired Qualifications

Experience developing or working in interdisciplinary research teams; experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

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Target Salary Negotiable
Job Category Instructional/Faculty
Job Appointment


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary/Term/Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 11/11/2017
Posting End Date 11/19/2017
Dept Contact Name Hart,Richard T.
Dept Contact Phone 614/292-1285
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Individuals interested in instructional and faculty positions must submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter directly to the academic unit. Check Additional Information for instructions.

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