The Department of Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis invites applications for an Assistant Professor position with emphasis on neural bioengineering. The BME Department has 31 faculty members and is ranked 6th in the nation in annual research expenditures (NSF rankings). The Department has existing strengths in the areas of tissue engineering, cellular and molecular engineering, biomechanics, biomedical imaging, micro/nano systems, therapeutics, and computational/systems biology.

A research emphasis in neural engineering is preferred with the ability to integrate and complement the existing research strengths within BME in quantitative biology tools, tissue engineering, stem cell biology, nanotechnology/nanotherapeutic drug delivery, degenerative diseases, and imaging/optics. Research emphasis toward clinical translation is favored. Successful candidates are expected to integrate and complement the existing research strengths within BME, and the various campus efforts (e.g., the TEAM Institute, the School of Medicine, and the School of Veterinary Medicine).

The deadline for full consideration is November 30, 2011, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based submission system Required materials include a curriculum vita, brief statements of research and teaching plans, and names and contact information for at least five evaluators who have agreed to write letters of reference. Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee at: UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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