|Position ID:||BU-BME-ASTPBD [#7981]|
|Position Title:||Assistant Professor|
|Position Type:||Tenured/Tenure-track faculty|
|Position Location:||Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]|
|Subject Area:||Synthetic Biology / Tissue Engineering|
|Appl Deadline:||2016/11/01 (posted 2016/09/15)|
|The Boston University Department of Biomedical Engineering (BU BME) anticipates an opening for a junior, tenure-track faculty position in Biological Design, which we define as the quest to construct biological tissues and organs using biological principles (pending Provost's approval). This hire, who will hold tenure-track appointment in BME, must hold a PhD in an appropriate area, have postdoctoral experience and show potential for leading an independent and vibrant research program. BU also places high value on excellence in teaching.|
BU BME is ranked among the top 10 departments in the United States (US News). We attract exceptional talent at all levels of seniority. We have strengths in numerous research areas, boast a wealth of research resources and facilities, and have strong ties to the BU School of Medicine, as well as other top medical research centers in the Boston area. Research expenditures are approximately $30M per year. As members of a Coulter Translational Partnership school, faculty can translate research advances into new applications that impact society. Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a PhD to a woman and that Martin Luther King Jr. received his PhD here. We are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and are committed to the pursuit of engineering by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.
For more information, please visit http://www.bu.edu/eng/departments/bme/
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