Assistant or Associate Professor-Cluster Hire-Biomedical Engineering
Requisition Number: TT20190013P
Department Posting Name: Biomedical Engineering
Location: Main Campus
Position Type: This is a Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position
Grant Funded: No
Hours Per Week: 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked:
Recruiting Rate: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Beginning Salary Flexibility: Yes
Pay Basis: Salary
Required Education: Doctoral Degree
Preferred Education: Doctoral Degree
Field Of Study: Ph.D. in related field as relevant to position description. ABD candidates with anticipated graduation before August 2020 will be considered for Assistant Professor rank. Preference will be given to candidates who have already finished their degrees
Experience and Other Skills Required: Ph.D. in related field as relevant to position description, appropriate research and teaching record for appointment at the rank for each position (for those seeking appointments with tenure, this is contingent upon Board of Regents’ approval), and demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity. Successful candidates will demonstrate (1) a record of high quality research and scholarship, or for assistant professor candidates, demonstration of a solid research agenda and publication and external funding capability, (2) excellence in undergraduate and graduate education or intellectual contributions in diversity, inclusion, and the demonstrated ability to teach students from diverse backgrounds and (3) a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion Successful candidates have demonstrated (1) research competencies and capabilities commensurate with appointment levels in the department(s) of interest, as well as demonstrated, (2) interest in and experience with collaborative teaming and/or transdisciplinary efforts., and (3) commitment to inclusion and diversity.
Other Skills Preferred Post Doctoral Fellowship experience
Description of Job Duties The Human Performance initiative focuses on applied and fundamental research for the health and well-being of the global community. This community focused effort leverages strengths throughout San Antonio to develop research that can positively impact human performance for community health, elite sport and military functioning.
Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (joint appointment Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition) with research interests in biomechanics. Candidate must demonstrate their ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the University's commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for student success
Posting Close Date at Midnight On:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Notes To Applicants -The University of Texas at San Antonio has embarked on a focused cluster hiring plan to recruit top-tier researchers as a part of the Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative for 2020. UTSA is seeking faculty members to foster collaborative research, education and outreach and to create transdisciplinary areas of knowledge that will advance their respective fields. -All applications received by October 15, 2019 will be given consideration. Applications received after that date will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. -Application requires a CV, Statement of Research and Teaching Interests, which includes discussion on the role diversity and inclusion play in an academic environment (4-page limit), and three publications. For general questions or additional information on this Cluster Hiring Initiative, please contact: Bernard Arulanandam, Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development & Knowledge Enterprise at Bernard.Arulanandam@utsa.edu or 210-458-8176. -UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. -UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. -This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. -Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. -At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may be closed once a sufficient number of applications has been received. -Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents Approval.