Chair of Excellence

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC634
Advertised Title Chair of Excellence
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 017468
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department Biomedical Engineering
Position Summary

The University of Memphis (UM) invites applications and nominations for a Chair of Excellence, who will be appointed at the rank of Professor. The person holding this position will have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field and demonstrated research expertise and interests in additive manufacturing, especially as it applies to musculoskeletal system, tissue repair, and joint replacement. This person will be expected to spearhead segments of the State of Tennessee’s effort in these areas of BME, to participate in the UM/UT Joint Graduate Program in BME, and to drive regional and national growth in basic or applied aspects of additive manufacturing, biomedical engineering, and regenerative medicine. Our vision is that this faculty member, located at UM, will lead significant segments of growth in areas of interest to these participants through programs of externally funded research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service at all levels. Screening of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Position Qualifications

The person holding this position will have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field and demonstrated research expertise and interests in additive manufacturing, especially as it applies to musculoskeletal system, tissue repair, and joint replacement.

Special Conditions
Posting Date 04/04/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Commensurate with education and experience
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include the following items:
Cover Letter
CV
Research Interests and Vision Statement
Teaching Philosophy/Interests Statement
Contact information for 5 References

Instructions to Applicant regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Other Document 2
  6. References List
Optional Documents