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University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 80247



Working Title:
Professor - Biomedical Engineering
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
One or more years relevant post doctoral or industry experience required. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate is expected to have exceptional potential to establish a strong research program in a biomedical engineering specialty, and must demonstrate outstanding teaching ability.

For a tenured position, candidates should have the following:

- At least 6 years in a university faculty position or government or industrial research position;

- Demonstrated track record of national leadership in biomedical engineering, with academic
accomplishments as a scholar and teacher that meet the standards for a tenured appointment
in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Principal duties:
The University of Wisconsin, Department of Biomedical Engineering, is seeking faculty members in all areas and at all levels. The areas listed below are of particular interest, but candidates from all areas are welcomed. The candidate's research should have clear implications for improving human health with foci on specific pathological conditions (e.g., cancer, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease).

Neuroengineering: neural instrumentation, prostheses and interfaces, neural imaging, neural repair and regeneration, neural signal processing, computational neurosciences, and clinical neuroengineering.

Systems Biology: regulatory networks, multiscale modeling, stochastic modeling, transcription and signaling in single cells, proteomics/phosphoproteomics.

Global Health: design and implementation of sustainable engineering solutions to problems in global health

Candidates will be expected to develop an exceptional research program, advise graduate students and post-graduate researchers, and develop and maintain extramural funding for this research program; teach undergraduate and graduate courses and develop new courses; participate in outreach and service to industry and government; and participate in service activities in the department, college, and/or university.

  Additional Information:
 Note: Candidates with MD/PhDs are welcome to apply as long as the PhD is in biomedical engineering or related field.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the few truly comprehensive public universities that exists on a single contiguous campus with ~30,000 undergraduate students, ~10,000 graduate students and 13 schools/colleges. Currently, UW-Madison is ranked 4th nationally in research expenditures. The breadth, depth and excellence of scientific inquiry at UW-Madison has few rivals and provides a unique environment to build and expand your horizons. The campus culture is highly collaborative and BME faculty has close ties to the medical school as well as collaborations across campus. The BME department is home to an exceptional and diverse group of faculty dedicated to improving the human condition. UW-Madison is located on beautiful Lake Mendota in the heart of Madison, WI. Madison is consistently rated as one of the most livable cities in the United States.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:JULY 01, 2015
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
Please send cv and cover letter referring to the Position Vacancy Listing number to the contact below.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Beth Meyerand
2128 Engineering Centers Building   
Fax: N/A
1550 Engineering Dr.   
Madison WI 53706-1609   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

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UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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