A qualified candidate will be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate education as well as help cultivate curricula for anticipated graduate programs. The candidate will have already developed or will demonstrate the potential to develop an extramurally funded research program. Investigators may collaborate with faculty within the school of engineering as well as faculty in basic sciences across multiple departments at both the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and UM, including UM’s nationally recognized School of Pharmacy with departments in Biomolecular Sciences, and Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, as well as the National Center for Physical Acoustics and the National Center for Natural Products Research.
Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree at the time of appointment in biomedical engineering, or a related field, and have demonstrated the capability for scholarly activity, external funding, and teaching excellence.
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi is Mississippi’s flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics, and business. With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state’s largest university and is ranked among the nation’s fastest-growing institutions. Its 15 academic divisions include a major medical school, nationally recognized schools of accountancy, law, and pharmacy, and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, renowned for a blend of academic rigor, experiential learning, and opportunities for community action. UM has three campuses, with the main campus located in the historic town of Oxford (http://www.oxfordms.net), about 70 miles south of Memphis, TN. The appointment is anticipated to begin in mid-August, 2018.
Interested applicants must apply online through the university website at http://jobs.olemiss.edu. Other required documents to be uploaded include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for 4 references, an explanation of teaching philosophy, and a research summary. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.
Special instructions to applicants For more information, visit the department’s web page at http://www.engineering.olemiss.edu/electrical/or contact Dr. Dwight Waddell, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677. Upon hire, faculty members of the University must provide an official transcript. Transcripts “issued to students” in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848. Interested candidates should upload: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research and teaching interests (4) a list of four references with email addresses and phone numbers.
Instructions for uploading your documents: Prior to applying for the position, please prepare the electronic versions of the resume and cover letter to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. Please use “other 1” for item 3 – a statement of research and teaching interests. Please use “other 2” for item 4 – a list of four references with email addresses and phone numbers. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached