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10-19-2006, 12:19 AM
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The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of
Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus invites applications and nominations for
a full-time tenure-track (Job Req #144207) or tenured (Job Req
#144194) position at the assistant or associate professor level.
Rank will depend upon the qualifications and experience of the
candidate. We are particularly interested in candidates having a
background in biomechanics. However, exceptional candidates in other
areas of biomedical engineering will be considered as well.

Candidates must have a doctorate degree in biomedical engineering or
a related field of science or engineering at the time of the
appointment and outstanding academic and research records.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an active externally
funded research program, initiate interdisciplinary and collaborative
research, and engage in scholarly publication. The candidate must
have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate and
graduate students, including advising Masters and Ph.D. students, and
supervising theses and dissertations. Candidates will also be
expected to participate in departmental, college, and university
committees and relevant professional organizations. Excellent
opportunities exist in the department for interaction with medical
school faculty and the biomedical device companies around the Twin

Applications for this position must be completed online. To apply
for this position, candidates must enter their information at this
web site: https://employment.umn.edu. Please attach a letter of
interest, curriculum vitae including a list of publications, research
plan and statement of teaching interests, and complete contact
information for three references. The research plan (3-5 pages)
should explain the broad scope of the research, and the specific
detailed plans for the initial research projects.

The application deadline is February 28, 2007, although interviews
will begin in the fall of 2006. Questions regarding the search may
be directed to bmefs@umn.edu.

Victor H. Barocas
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director of Graduate Studies for Biomedical Engineering
University of Minnesota
7-115 Hasselmo Hall (formerly known as BSBE)
312 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

PHONE: 612-626-5572
FAX: 612-626-6583