Texas A&M University TAMU Campus
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.
Back to Listings

Tenured/Tenure-Track: Open Rank


Biomedical Engineering

Location
College Station, Texas
Open Date
10/7/2021
Position ID
96753
Description

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), a member of the Texas A&M University, has established the Center for Remote Health Technologies and Systems (CRHTS). Jointly with the Texas A&M College of Engineering, applications are being accepted for a full-time, tenured, or tenure-track, open-rank position with a 9-month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning fall of 2022. The Center Director invites applications for multidisciplinary tenured/tenure track faculty at the assistant, associate, and full professor ranks; in the area of remote health, including hand-held body fluid diagnostic and sensing devices, flexible & wearable electronics for health and fitness, embedded biomedical devices, processes & systems, and biomedical health and fitness domain expertise. The successful applicant will be required to teach; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the Center’s and their home department’s activities, and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

The Center for Remote Health Technologies and Systems has a vision of enabling healthy living by shifting the landscape from not only disease management but disease prevention. The Center’s mission is to identify and overcome the unmet patient and health care provider needs by developing breakthrough health care devices, technologies, and delivery systems. Towards this goal, the center serves as a focal point to facilitate significant advances in the remote health care field through next-generation remote medical delivery systems, translational research in biomedical devices, and the development of innovative algorithms and test and measurement systems. The Center recently lead a consortium of industry, government partners, and universities that has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center (ERC) on Precise Advanced Technologies and Health Systems for Underserved Populations (PATHS-UP), with the goal of addressing the grand challenge of overcoming the human and economic burden of diabetes and heart disease in underserved communities. Researchers at the center would be encouraged to be involved with PATHS-UP and to develop innovative prototype and information systems, work with state and federal and regulatory agencies, the medical community, and the medical device industry in an effort to further the design, development, testing, and deployment of those systems.

Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at http://apply.interfolio.com/96753. Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 31, 2022 Applications received after that date may be considered until the position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment(s) will begin fall 2022.

Questions regarding this position should be sent to Kerry Key at kerrykey@tamu.edu

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.