POSITION OF PROFESSOR IN NEURAL ENGINEERING,REGENERATION & REHABLITATION @ UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Job Description

Professor – Neural Engineering, Regeneration and Rehabilitation
University of Toronto
The Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invite applications for a tenure-track position (all ranks) in the area of Electrical or Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2011.

The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an independent research program of international calibre. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach at the undergraduate and post-graduate level in biomedical, electrical and computer engineering. Collegial interaction will be an important element in success. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Toronto has one of the most concentrated Biomedical Research communities in the world with >5,000 principal investigators affiliated with the University and its hospital network and an $800M in annual research investment. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to collaborative research initiatives with IBBME?s affiliated neural research centres at the Toronto Western Hospital and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, where Internationally recognized research in the areas of deep brain stimulation, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, dystonia, spinal cord injury, cognitive disorders, neural regeneration and other neural related challenges are pursued. Exceptional candidates may be nominated for a Canada Research Chair http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/home-accueil-eng.aspx

Job Requirements

Preferred and Required Qualifications as appropriate for the position.
Information and Application Process Instructions

For more information about the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, please visit our home page < http://www.ibbme.utoronto.ca >.For more information about The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, please visit our home page < http://www.ece.utoronto.ca >.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a statement concerning research and teaching interests (three to five pages) and should arrange to have sent directly three letters of reference before February 20, 2011.

Please have your application and materials addressed to Professor Willy Wong (c/o Susan Reeves) Chair of the Biomedical Engineering Search Committee at: director.ibbme@utoronto.ca

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference Academic Careers Online.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

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