Head and Professor Department of Bioengineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign External Search
The College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a highly accomplished scholar and strategic leader as Head of the Department of Bioengineering. The Department of Bioengineering is at an exciting phase: several faculty hires at various levels, occupation of 6000 sq. ft. of research space at Carle Foundation Hospital, and a move to a newly renovated $55M building in summer 2018. Further, the BIOE Department is leading the transformation of undergraduate bioengineering education through the NSF RED grant, and is poised to play a foundational role in establishing the very first engineering-driven college of medicine in the nation, to commence in fall 2018. For more information on this dynamic department, please visit our website at bioengineering.illinois.edu.
The Head has responsibilities for leading the faculty in the development of research, teaching, and public service, as well as engaging with industry, private foundations and alumni to advance the success and excellence of the department. The position also has primary oversight for all administrative, budgetary and promotion decisions for the department. This is a full-time, twelve-month administrative appointment accompanied by a full-time, tenured faculty appointment with full University benefits.
For a complete position announcement and application instructions, please visit jobs.illinois.edu. Complete applications should be received by February 15, 2018, for full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The start date is as soon as possible and salary is commensurate with skills and experience.
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