The Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) invites applications for a tenure-stream position (at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor) in any one or combination of the Institute’s core areas:
• Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine
• Nano-biotechnology, Molecular Imaging, Systems Biology
• Clinical Engineering and Medical Devices
• Neural, Sensory Systems, Rehabilitation Engineering.
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent, a strong background in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field in engineering and/or science, excellent teaching skills, demonstrated excellence in research and success in collaborative and inter-disciplinary research at the interface between engineering and medicine/dentistry. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an independent research program of international caliber. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach at the undergraduate and post-graduate level in biomedical engineering. Collegial interaction will be an important element in success. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, rank and experience.
The University of Toronto has one of the largest biomedical research communities including 10 academic hospitals/research institutes all fully affiliated with the University – this collaborative enterprise attracts ? $800M in annual research investment. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to contribute to collaborative research initiatives with these affiliated hospitals. Exceptional candidates may be nominated for a Canada Research Chair http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/home-accueil-eng.aspx
Applicants should send 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 to:
Professor Michael Sefton (c/o Susan Reeves), Chair of the Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The search will continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, interested individuals should deliver their application before March 31, 2011.
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, priority will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents.