Assistant/Associate Professor, Remote Sensing and Wearable Technologies
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location: Dallas, Texas
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Internal Number: 712552
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) in Dallas, TX invites applications for a full-time tenured/tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We seek applications from individuals with research focus on remote sensing and wearable technologies. Highly qualified senior postdoctoral fellows with outstanding publications and extramural research funding may be eligible for UTSW’s prestigious Endowed Scholars program and are strongly encouraged to apply.
We are especially interested in candidates who will provide inspirational leadership in research and initiate collaborative opportunities across the medical center. BME faculty work closely with clinical and basic research faculty in the highly collaborative UTSW Medical Center environment translating new technologies into medical solutions. All faculty members are expected to be enthusiastic mentors to trainees and actively engage in the teaching mission of the department.
About the Department of Biomedical Engineering
UTSW established the Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2022 to drive programmatic integration in biomedical engineering and address emerging clinical and scientific challenges in medicine and biology using innovative technologies. Anchored by outstanding faculty, motivated trainees and exceptional clinical and engineering infrastructure the department strives to create innovative systems and methods that will play an active role in transforming the current disease care system into a genuine health care enterprise.
Successful candidate will develop an innovative research program focused on remote sensing technologies and digital healthcare. The department is particularly interested in the application of novel biosensors, wireless technologies and devices for digital healthcare, AI-based solutions for clinical diagnostic and/or therapeutic options, and health technology assessment. The candidates will find enthusiastic collaborators from many clinical departments and will have access to patients and topnotch infrastructure to support their research.
This research focused position will include responsibility for teaching graduate students and mentoring trainees. Specific focus research areas are open but may include the development, testing and application of nanomaterials, organic electronics, diverse sensors and autonomous or intelligent sensor systems.
The ideal candidate will have earned a Ph.D., an M.D. or an equivalent degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related field. A demonstrated potential for innovation in this field of research is desirable. Highly competitive applicants will have education and/or experience in one or more of the following:
Biomedical engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, physics, materials science or related field.
Track record of scholarly research.
Familiarity with extramural funding, impactful publications, and excellent technical writing skills.
Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application describing professional background, three professional references, research directions and mentorship statement. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Please e-mail?Somelea Neville ([email protected]) at UT Southwestern Medical Center for additional information. Applications must be submitted online via the UT Southwestern Careers website.
Applications submitted before July 1, 2023 will receive full consideration with a targeted start date of fall 2023.
Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
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