Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor
Posting Number F1700036
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

To support the dynamic growth in the field of biomedical engineering, the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York has an opening for positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor level. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The Biomedical Engineering Department ( is a joint venture between the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo (UB). Previous University investments in faculty and facilities have enabled the Department to position itself as a key player in the expanding biomedical/biotechnology corridor in the Buffalo-Niagara region.

The search is open to candidates whose research and expertise overlap with any aspect of biomedical engineering, including, but not limited to, tissue and cellular engineering, computational medicine, instrumentation, bioimaging, biomechanics, and neuroengineering. Successful candidates will be expected to collaborate with scientists, engineers and clinicians in a multidisciplinary research environment spanning all Schools of the University as well as the Gates Vascular Institute, The Jacobs Institute, the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences, and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Nominations and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements detailing their teaching and research objectives, and names of three references via the UB Jobs system, at

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s nearly 30,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.

This position was originally posted as Posting Number 1700132.

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Recruiter.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related area. Successful candidates are expected to have a track record of research activity in an area closely related to biomedical engineering, and are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus As Assigned
Special Instructions to Applicants

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Additional Information

Contact Information

Contact's Name Ruaogang Zhao
Contact's Title Assistant Professor
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-1034

Posting Dates

Posted 01/31/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required 3
Reference Cutoff Date 01/31/2018
Instructions to Applicant

Applicants must submit all reference letters through UB Jobs. UB Jobs will send a confidential link directly to all of the reference you provide. To maintain confidentiality, please do not mail or email your reference letters directly to the department.
By providing the names and e-mail addresses of my references, I hereby authorize either Human Resources or the applicable hiring department to contact my references via e-mail to request a reference letter on my behalf.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What does diversity mean to you in higher education and how will you promote it?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
  5. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents