(2) Tenured-track Assistant Professor Positions in AI

Gainesville, Florida
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Closing date
Nov 19, 2021

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Graduate School or University
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time

The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida will be recruiting two full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty at the rank of assistant professor.

RESEARCH AREAS: We are seeking candidates to lead research programs at the interface of (1) artificial intelligence and multi-omics data science and (2) artificial intelligence and neuroscience.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or related engineering or quantitative field. Applicants must have an outstanding record of research accomplishments, a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate education in biomedical engineering, and a commitment to professional service. The successful applicant will be expected to teach biomedical engineering undergraduate and graduate courses, maintain a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty in and outside the department, and be involved in service to the university and the profession.

Application Requirements:

The application with attached PDF files of the following required documents: 1. Cover letter (summary and introduction; relate to hiring emphasis areas) 2. Personal statement (include synergy with UF BME, as well as UF investigators, centers & institutes) 3. Diversity Statement describing the applicant’s experience in enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion through research, teaching, or service, and vision for promoting a more inclusive experience at the University of Florida 4. Curriculum vitae (include 1-page CV highlights).  5. Research program vision statement.  6. Teaching statement.  7. Names and email addresses of three or more references.

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Florida’s Academic Jobs website: https://jobs.ufl.edu/ reference position number 80914 .

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until the positions are filled; however, to receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by Dec. 1st, 2021.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  University of Florida values broad diversity in its faculty, students, and staff, and creates an inclusive and welcoming climate for learning, research, and other work. We strongly encourage applications from women, members of groups that are underrepresented in the profession, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. The college of engineering has a policy of non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status as protected under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act. According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding applications are open to the public on request.

The “government in the sunshine” laws of Florida require that all documents relating to the search process, including letters of application/nomination and reference, be available for public inspection.  If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

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