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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
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  • Biomedical Engineering
University of Utah
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The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Utah invites applications for an immediate tenure-track faculty opening at all ranks in the areas of Neural Engineering and Neural Interfaces. This position is part of the Transformative Excellence Program (TEP), the goal of which is to build faculty strength in strategic interdisciplinary areas through cluster hiring. Qualified candidates should possess a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, with post-doctoral experience viewed as a strength. Successful applicants are expected to establish and maintain outstanding externally funded research, and develop/teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Bioengineering is one of the oldest and most recognized departments of its type, with 25 primary faculty, over 100 auxiliary faculty, ~150 graduate students and graduating 40-50 Bachelor of Science students annually. It is a research intensive department closely affiliated with health sciences. The department has access to wide collaboration opportunities and state-of-the-art research facilities and internationally recognized institutes across the campus, including the Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, Neuroscience Initiative, Nano Institute, Huntsman Cancer Institute, School of Medicine, and Nora Eccles Harrison CardioVascular Research and Training Institute. The department, college and university are highly supportive of student and faculty entrepreneurial activities.


The University of Utah is a PAC-12 institution located in Salt Lake City nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. With an enrollment of 31,000 students, it is the flagship university for the state of Utah. Interested candidates should apply by submitting their complete CV, names of at least three references, and statements of research and teaching plans as well as any commercialization or technology development goals at:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Christopher Butson (


The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information: The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.