University of Kentucky, College of Engineering

Position ID:UK-College of Engineering-AAFP [#12083]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate and Full Professor
Position Location:Lexington, Kentucky 40506, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/09/21, finished 2019/02/13, listed until 2019/03/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for up to two tenure-track faculty positions at the level of assistant, associate and full professors, with an anticipated start date of January 1 or August 1, 2019. The successful candidates will join a team of growing faculty and engage in vigorous research that applies engineering principles to solve healthcare challenges in an area that complements current faculty expertise in the department, including (i) biomaterials/tissue engineering, (ii) biomechanics, (iii) biosensors, (iv) bioimaging, (v) cardiovascular control, and (vi) neural engineering.

Applicants with an earned Ph.D. degree in an Engineering discipline with evidence of excellence in research and dedication to teaching and mentoring are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicants will be expected to develop and maintain a strong externally funded, globally recognized research program, and actively participate in the teaching and service missions of the University.

Our faculty members benefit from the strong collaborative culture and the unique intellectual infrastructure of the University of Kentucky. UK is one of the few universities in the U.S. having a major academic medical center with six health sciences colleges including Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health Sciences and Public Health, and a full spectrum of other academic colleges, all within walking distance of each other. The BME Department has over sixty years of history in biomedical research excellence and is the only named department in the College of Engineering, thanks to a generous gift from our benefactor, a former UK BME program trainee. For candidates who desire to advance their career through true integration of engineering and medicine with clinical relevance, UK provides the right environment for them. For more information, visit our website:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research plan, teaching statement, and contact information for at least three references at

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until both positions are filled.

Lexington is one of six cities in the U.S. designated as a University City: a city with a major research university in the urban core; a metropolitan population between 250K and 1M; and with students making up more than 10% of that population. The cost of living is low compared with most major metropolitan regions in the U.S. Recreational opportunities (e.g., hiking, cycling, horseback-riding, fishing, hunting, and boating) and art/craft events are enjoyed by many residents. For more information, visit:

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
College of Engineering
351 Ralph G. Anderson Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0503

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