Bioengineering / School of Engineering / UC Merced
Position title: Assistant Professor Salary range: Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and University of California academic salary scales Percent time: 100% Anticipated start: As soon as July 1, 2023. Exact start date negotiable. Position duration: Tenure-Track
Open date: October 13, 2022
Next review date: Monday, Dec 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Bioengineering at the University of California Merced invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering with focus on Biomedical Imaging and Bioinstrumentation. The Assistant Professor will work on Biomedical imaging, Imaging scanner development, Imaging detector development, Imaging algorithm, Bioinstrumentation, Lab-on-chip device, or related research areas. We are specifically interested in applicants who develop approaches and applications with the following areas:
Biomedical imaging development
Positron emission tomography (PET) scanner/detector development
Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scanner/detector development
Photon counting computed tomography (CT) imaging
X-ray detector development
Biomedical image processing/reconstruction
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
Basic qualifications Ph. D. or equivalent degree in biomedical engineering, bioengineering, electrical engineering, or related science and engineering fields (Ph.D. must be conferred by June 30, 2023).
Demonstrated record of research.
Additional qualifications Applicants are expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate bioengineering classes, especially classes in the track of bioinstrumentation and biomedical Imaging.
Preferred qualifications Applicants are expected to have demonstrated potential for excellence in research.
Applicants are expected to develop externally funded research programs.
Applicants are expected to be committed to join efforts to increase diversity at UC Merced.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching
Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion. Please review the UC Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC's Commitment to Diversity
3 letters of reference required
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CAMPUS INFORMATION The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system's 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).
UC Merced is the first new American research university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley. The university is about an hour north of Fresno, two hours south of Sacramento, two hours southeast of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and 90 minutes west of Yosemite National Park.