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Please see Special Instructions for more details.Applicants are asked to submit: (a) their letter of application, (b) a comprehensive curriculum vitae, (c) three-page statement of research expertise and plans, (d) a one-page statement of teaching interests, and (e) names and complete contact information of three to five professional references. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2016. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed as necessary.
|Quick Link for Posting||http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/16236|
|Working Title||Assistant/Associate Professor|
|About the University||
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 26,700 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
|About the College/Department||
The Department of Biomedical Engineering, launched in Fall 2012, is home to nearly 200 undergraduates, 32 graduate students and ten faculty members. The Department occupies 8600 sq. ft. of newly remodeled office and teaching lab space in the John A. White, Jr. Engineering Hall and over 12,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art research lab space in the Engineering Research Center. Faculty research expertise includes: biomaterials; cellular and molecular engineering; cancer detection and therapy; cardiovascular biomechanics and mechanobiology; biomedical imaging and optics; regenerative medicine; and bioseparations and biomolecular simulations.
The College of Engineering consists of eight departments that offer BS degrees in nine disciplines, MS degrees in ten disciplines, and a PhD degree in Engineering with several concentrations. The undergraduate enrollment in the college currently stands at over 3,000 and the graduate enrollment stands at almost 900. The college has 103 tenured/tenure-track full-time faculty associated with it and generally has externally funded annual research expenditures of approximately $20M.
|Department Home Page||http://biomedical-engineering.uark.edu/|
|Salary||Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience|
|Summary of Job Duties||
The Assistant/Associate Professor’s job duties of this position include: developing and sustaining an externally-funded research program leading to national and international recognition; teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and other research personnel in the area of biomedical engineering; performing service activities commensurate with the position; and interacting with other researchers across campus to establish an interdisciplinary research program.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
|Physical activities associated with this position||
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance 479-575-4019.
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
|Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check?||No|
|Does this position require a background check?||No|
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|Does this position require a substance abuse test?||No|
|Pre-employment Screening Requirements|
Posting Detail Information
|Future Open Date|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Anticipated Start Date||08/01/2017|
|Recruitment Contact Information||
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
|Special Instructions Summary||
Applicants are asked to submit: (a) their letter of application, (b) a comprehensive curriculum vitae, © three-page statement of research expertise and plans, (d) a one-page statement of teaching interests, and (e) names and complete contact information of three to five professional references.
Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2016. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed as necessary.
|Hiring Location||222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.|
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Research Philosophy
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)
- Unofficial/Official Transcript(s) cont.
- Proof of Veterans Status