The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with a start date of August 2023. The department’s current research emphases are broadly in biomolecular engineering, biomaterials, biomechanics, and biodevices. Outstanding candidates in these and complementary areas are encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related discipline. A strong record of research accomplishments appropriate for their career stage and dedication to undergraduate and graduate education are essential.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering has numerous collaborative research opportunities, including:
Nano-Bio and Immunoengineering Consortium (NIEC): NIEC has established an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional biotechnology consortium focused on transforming the biomedical landscape in Mississippi. Comprised of experts in polymer science, biochemistry, bioengineering, and computer science, NIEC aims to advance research in biomedical science with the goal of translating new technology to better diagnose and treat disease.
Center for Diagnostics, Design, Devices, and Biomechanics (D3B): Biomedical engineering faculty established D3B to combine industry and academic experience to create cutting-edge medical devices and biotechnologies. State-of-the-art space is dedicated as an incubation hub to support such collaboration, entrepreneurship, and ultimate realization of innovative ideas.
Other UM Entities: Numerous collaborative research opportunities exist on campus with the School of Pharmacy, Departments of Biology and Chemistry, and within the School of Engineering. The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in nearby Memphis, TN also offer collaborative potential.
Interested candidates should apply online at careers.olemiss.edu and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references. Any questions regarding this position should be addressed to Dr. Nikki Reinemann via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the University of MS & Oxford, MS:
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.
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