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Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Engineering

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Job Description:

The University of Florida has launched an ambitious fundraising and hiring initiative to position itself among the nation’s best public research universities in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The recent UF partnership with Nvidia brings a $50 million gift that provides unprecedented access to cutting-edge computational tools and resources. The naming of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering brought a $50 million gift that is catalyzing a $300 million transformation to support faculty expansion to 300 total, new collaborative facilities, and innovative educational initiatives.

In line with these opportunities, the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida will be recruiting for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty at the rank of assistant professor.

We are seeking candidates to lead research programs in artificial intelligence with an emphasis on Self-aware Computing, AI of Things, Digital Twins, Biomechanics, Multi-Omics, Neuroscience, or Cognitive Architectures.

The University of Florida is the flagship campus of the State of Florida university system and is ranked as the #5 best public US university according to US News and World Report. UF recently announced a $70 million artificial intelligence partnership with NVIDIA to create an AI-centric data center that houses the world's fastest AI supercomputer in higher education. For more information about the college, please visit

Expected Salary:

Salary to commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related engineering or quantitative field. Applicants must have an outstanding record of research accomplishments, a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate education in biomedical engineering, and a commitment to professional service. The successful applicant will be expected to teach biomedical engineering undergraduate and graduate courses, maintain a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty in and outside the department, and be involved in service to the university and the profession.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until the positions are filled; however, to receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by September15, 2022. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Search Committee. All applications must be submitted through the UF Careers website reference Job Requisition #523351.

A complete application must include the following files in PDF format:

1. Cover letter (summary, introduction related to hiring emphasis areas and a diversity statement including experience in working with diverse and underrepresented groups in engineering)

2. Curriculum vitae (include 1-page CV highlights)

3. Names and email addresses of three or more references. Additional required documents should be uploaded as one PDF to the “other” documents selection in the application.

4. Personal statement (include synergy with UF BME, as well as UF investigators, centers & institutes)

5. Research program vision statement. 

6. Teaching statement.

Final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Health Assessment Required: No


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