University of California, San Diego-Tenure Track Assistant Professor

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University of California, San Diego-Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), at the University of California, San Diego, invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in Biomechanics and Medical Devices.

The successful applicant will be able to leverage the large and active biomedical engineering and clinical research community that surrounds and pervades UC San Diego, with numerous research and teaching hospitals besides the world-class UCSD health system and one of the nation's largest biotech communities within walking distance of campus. Research in this discipline spans work ranging from understanding the fundamental biomechanics and physiochemistry of tissue, cells, and organelles, to the application of engineering principles in creating novel medical devices to address unmet needs in human medicine. Faculty in this area will be expected to work in an interdisciplinary environment in the department and across the university campus.

The required job duties include developing an excellent research program, teaching university students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service activities. As such, successful faculty candidates will demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity in their research area. In addition, preferred candidates must be committed to increasing diversity and inclusion and have a desire to participate in the School's diversity initiatives.

A Ph.D. degree is required in Engineering or a related discipline.

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The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy