The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position in the area of cell mechanics/mechanobiology beginning the Fall of 2023. The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering at UW-Madison enrolls approximately 600 undergraduate students and 100 MS and PhD graduate students from all over the world. The Department has 21 Primary Faculty, 50 Affiliate Faculty, 3 Emeritus Faculty, 30 Academic Staff, and 3 Classified Staff, with state expenditures exceeding 2 million annually and research expenditures exceeding 10 million annually. The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a long history of interdisciplinary collaboration between departments and colleges as well as a strong commitment to promoting diversity and engaging in inclusive practices. A faculty member recruited in this specialty area will have the opportunity to closely collaborate with clinical and basic science faculty in the College, the School of Medicine and Public Health, as well as from multiple research centers at UW-Madison, including the Carbone Cancer Center, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, Cardiovascular Research Center, and McPherson Eye Research Institute.
University of Wisconsin, Department of Biomedical Engineering, is seeking a faculty member in cell mechanics/mechanobiology. Additionally, a candidate whose research in this field complements the department's existing strengths in Neuroengineering, Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Stem Cell Engineering, Biomedical imaging and optics and Medical Micro technologies would be of particular interest. The candidate's research should have clear implications for improving human health. Candidates will be expected to develop an innovative research program, advise graduate students and post-graduate research, and develop and maintain extramural funding for this research program; teach undergraduate and graduate courses as well as develop new courses; participate in outreach and service to industry and government; and participate in faculty governance activities in department.
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
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The University of Wisconsin Department of Biomedical Engineering motivates and prepares students to engage in lifelong learning. Through the creation, integration, application and transfer of engineering knowledge to medicine and biology, we have a significant and far-reaching impact on human health. We cultivate an environment that nurtures and promotes the development of our faculty, staff, trainees and students as professionals and leaders.
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