Job Title: Moncrief Endowed Faculty in Computational Medicine

Location of Position: Austin, Texas

Employing Institution: University of Texas at Austin, Oden Institute for Computational Engineering & Sciences

Description of Position: The Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a distinguished investigator to fill a Moncrief Endowed Chair at the level of Associate or Full Professor in the area of Computational Medicine. We are particularly interested in recruiting a colleague whose research program combines mathematical, computational, and physical approaches to solving problems in medicine. Example areas include, but are not limited to, medical imaging, molecular biophysics, cardiovascular science, neuroscience, and oncology. The Oden Institute (https://www.oden.utexas.edu/) is a unique interdisciplinary research and educational organization focused on transforming science, engineering, and medicine through the development and application of computation. Research programs at the Oden Institute are diverse and build upon the mathematical foundations for predictive science, data science, machine learning, and (in particular) physics-based modeling using state-of-the-art computing platforms.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants from quantitative science or engineering disciplines with an outstanding record of research accomplishments, publications, and external funding commensurate with their academic stage are encouraged to apply. Candidates are also expected to have a successful record of mentoring leaders in computational medicine, strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching in computational science and engineering, as well as a commitment to professional service. Additionally, we seek applicants who have a desire to build collaborations with the recently established Dell Medical School. The Oden Institute also has strong partnerships with medical institutions across Texas, including MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center, the Texas Heart Institute, and Health Science Centers at Houston and San Antonio.

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should submit the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching Interests
  • Statement Describing Past Contributions and Plans for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion Through Research, Teaching, and/or Service
  • List of Three References

All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/115210. Only complete applications will be considered. The review of applications will be ongoing, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. The Oden Institute will contact applicants of interest for the next stage of the process. The Oden Institute for Computational Engineering & Sciences is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives. The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Contact Information: Lorraine E. Sanchez, [email protected]

Website: https://oden.utexas.edu/

Closing Date: 1/31/2023