The University of North Texas (UNT) is a Carnegie R1 research university and a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution and Minority-Serving Institution, with a diverse population of over 40,000 students. UNT is located in Denton, a cultural hot spot on the northern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. The UNT Biomedical Engineering Department is in a growth phase, having hired five faculty in the past two years. Our department has a strong culture of interdisciplinary research collaboration, with specific strengths in nanotechnology, advanced biotechnology, genetic engineering, biopolymers and tissue engineering. New faculty would be expected to add research diversity in one or more of the following areas: medical robotics, digital theranostics, bio-3D printing, artificial organs, tissue engineering, among others. We are looking for a candidate with an entrepreneurial spirit who can help grow a young department around his or her research interests. The UNT Biomedical Engineering Department is dedicated to creating a climate that values and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we welcome applications from people of color, women, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
The candidate for the position in Biomedical Engineering is expected to teach BMEN undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong research program funded by external sources, support and mentor graduate students, and provide service to the University and the profession.
Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in biomedical engineering or a closely related field.
A sustained record of providing mentoring to junior faculty, advising graduate students, providing service to the University and profession, and securing external funding for research activities with current research funding, is also required.