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Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Program)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For more information, visit the department’s web page at http://www.engineering.olemiss.edu/electrical/or contact Dr. Dwight Waddell, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677. Upon hire, faculty members of the University must provide an official transcript. Transcripts “issued to students” in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848. Interested candidates should upload: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research and teaching interests (4) a list of four references with email addresses and phone numbers. Instructions for uploading your documents: Prior to applying for the position, please prepare the electronic versions of the resume and cover letter to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. Please use “other 1” for item 3 – a statement of research and teaching interests. Please use “other 2” for item 4 – a list of four references with email addresses and phone numbers. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Program)
Department Electrical Engineering
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

A newly approved, four-year undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Mississippi (UM) in Oxford is looking for inaugural faculty to help cultivate undergraduate education within three concentration areas of Biomolecular Engineering, Biomedical Systems Engineering, and Bioinformatics. The program is currently looking to fill tenure track positions for Assistant/Associate Professors in research areas that include Biomedical Systems Engineering, (including bio-instrumentation, biomechatronics, and systems physiology), or Biomolecular Engineering (including biological transport, bioseparation processes, and drug and gene delivery). A qualified candidate will be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate education as well as help cultivate curricula for anticipated graduate programs. The candidate will have already developed, or will demonstrate the potential to develop, an extramurally funded research program. Investigators may collaborate with faculty within the school of engineering as well as faculty in basic sciences across multiple departments at both the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and UM, including UM’s nationally recognized School of Pharmacy with departments in Biomolecular Sciences, and Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, as well as the National Center for Physical Acoustics and the National Center for Natural Products Research.

Job Responsibilities

Teaching undergraduate courses, helping to create graduate level curricula, as well as conduct research in Biomedical Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree at the time of appointment in biomedical engineering, or a related field.

Special instructions to applicants

For more information, visit the department’s web page at http://www.engineering.olemiss.edu/electrical/or contact Dr. Dwight Waddell, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677.

Upon hire, faculty members of the University must provide an official transcript. Transcripts “issued to students” in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848.

Interested candidates should upload: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research and teaching interests (4) a list of four references with email addresses and phone numbers.

Instructions for uploading your documents:
Prior to applying for the position, please prepare the electronic versions of the resume and cover letter to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

Please use “other 1” for item 3 – a statement of research and teaching interests.
Please use “other 2” for item 4 – a list of four references with email addresses and phone numbers.

All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Will this position solicit online reference letters? No
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Job Open Date 10/07/2017
Published Salary Actual salary will depend on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program includes an employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://hr.olemiss.edu/benefits/).

Employee Category Faculty
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Posting Specific Questions

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other 1
  2. Other 2