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Tenure Track Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to start in the Fall of 2016. Preference will be given to those applicants with research expertise in in the area of polymeric biomaterials/drug delivery. Required qualifications for the position include a Doctorate or commensurate degree in biomedical engineering or a closely related field to be achieved prior to starting the position, potential to establish an extramurally-supported research program, and promise for excellence in teaching. Responsibilities for the position include research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels as well as service to the department, college, and University.  Since its founding in 2011, the UTSA BME undergraduate program has enjoyed strong student enrollment and anticipates future growth.

The BME Department is part of the Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering between UTSA and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Currently, there are 38 Core and 30 Associated faculty in the Joint Graduate Program with ongoing research in the areas of biomaterials, biomechanics, biosensors, bioimaging, cellular and tissue engineering. Additional information about the BME Department and the Joint Graduate Program can be found at and, respectively.

The City of San Antonio, the seventh largest city in US, is centrally located in South Central Texas and enjoys a mild climate and low cost of living. The metropolitan area is a hub for both the medical and bioscience industries and is home to Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Southwest Research Institute, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, and many biotechnology companies. Faculty in the Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering and staff at the aforementioned organizations are actively engaged in collaborative research projects of mutual interest.

Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vita, a statement of research interests (3-page limit), a statement of teaching interests (2-page limit), and complete contact information for at least three references. Applications must be submitted electronically as a single PDF file to the following email address: .

The deadline for submitting an application is October 15, 2015. Applicants who are selected for interviews must show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249