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Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering

The UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering ( is seeking to fill a 9- month tenure-track position in Biomedical Imaging at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Biomedical Imaging track of our department involves development and assessment of technologies for imaging of animal models, biological samples, and patients to assess disease or injury, to determine potential efficacy of therapies, and to better understand the physiology of disease progression and healing. Our interests include the development of new hardware, software, contrast agents, and image and signal processing techniques with ultrasound, CT, PET, SPECT, MRI, photonics, or other techniques.

Our BME program is a unique program that bridges the School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Engineering between UNC and NCSU. Furthermore, the resources of the UNC Biomedical Research Imaging Center, the UNC School of Pharmacy, the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine provide powerful opportunities for imaging faculty to develop translational collaborations.

The qualified candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline. Successful applicants will have already established a highly competitive independent research program, or will otherwise possess the clear potential to do so. The candidate must have the ability to collaborate with other basic researches and/or clinical investigators. Candidates will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate student education, likely teaching classes in areas of electronics, signal processing, or medical imaging. The selected candidate will have a joint appointment with Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Applied Physical Sciences, with tenure home in the College of Arts & Sciences. Lab space will be on the UNC Chapel Hill campus.

Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, detailed statement of research program and interests, and the names and contact information of four references. Applicants should complete an online application at

Application deadline: December 1, 2012

Inquiries: Contact Paul Dayton, Please reference the position in the email subject.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer.