Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full-Professor) - Brain Health

12 Jan 2024
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Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full-Professor) - Brain Health Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. To apply applicants should go to (https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/25526) and submit the following materials:

Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter

Unofficial Transcripts (required for candidates for whom their degree is not in the same discipline as the one in which they will teach)

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Contact information for 3 references

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Hanli Liu at hanli@uta.edu.For more information about UTA, please visit: http://www.uta.edu/uta.Posting Details Position Information Posting Number F00445P Position Title Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full-Professor) - Brain Health Department Provost Office Location Arlington Job Family Faculty Position Status Full-time Rank Open-T/TT Work Hours Standard Open to External and Internal FLSA Exempt Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary The University of Texas at Arlington (“UTA”) is pleased to announce the cluster hiring of multiple tenured and/or tenure track academic appointments representing emerging and established career stages, who will contribute to the advancement of Brain Health. We are seeking cross-disciplinary research that spans cellular, molecular, genomic, preclinical, computational neuroscience, and human studies to advance knowledge in areas associated with brain health, including cognitive decline, dementia, and related diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease and mental health. Additionally, investigators using imaging, artificial intelligence, and multi-omics approaches to build diagnostic tools, identify biomarkers, develop models to predict treatment outcomes to impact population health, and/or discover targets for drug development are strongly encouraged to apply.UT Arlington seeks candidates whose scholarship advances learning and knowledge through cross-disciplinary teaching, research, service, and commercialization in any of the following disciplinary areas:Nursing and Health Innovation: Areas of priority include Nursing, Kinesiology, and Public Health. More information on the College can be found at https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/conhi/research.Engineering: All areas of engineering will be considered with an emphasis on the research strengths in bioengineering, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. More information on our research strengths can be found at https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/engineering/research.Science: All areas of natural, physical, and health sciences will be considered, with a particular interest in psychology, biomedical science, and biomedical data analytics. More information on our research strengths can be found at https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/science/research.Social Work: All areas of social work will be considered, with a particular interest in depression, addiction, and recovery. More information on our research strengths can be found at https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/social-work/research.Liberal Arts: All areas of Arts will be considered, including humanities, social sciences, fine and performing arts. More information on our research strengths can be found at https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/liberal-arts/.Job SummaryWe are seeking candidates with expertise in Brain Health, as broadly described above, with a focus on research that spans cellular, molecular, genomic, preclinical, and human studies to advance knowledge in areas including dementias and related diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease, cognitive decline, and mental health. Investigators using imaging, artificial intelligence, and multi-omics approaches would be favorably considered.University Notables:

UTA has established a 3,500 sq ft Clinical Imaging Research Center, which will house a 3 Tesla MRI dedicated to clinical research.

In 2024, UTA will launch the Arlington Study of Healthy Aging, a single-site, multiethnic, community-cohort study designed to support hypothesis-driven cross-disciplinary research on the mechanisms causing functional decline with age using advanced imaging, genetics and multi-omics, exercise science, neuroscience, and remote monitoring.

North Texas Genome Center provides massive genome sequencing capabilities for biotech and health research.

Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics

Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies is a public-private partnership that provides UTA faculty access to over $25 million in state-of-the-art research instruments and facilities.

Brand-new Center for Educational, Research, Policy, and Practice serves as a resource for research and collaboration among educators and leaders throughout Texas and the United States.

Benefits at UTA

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link:https://resources.uta.edu/hr/services/records/compensation-tools.php CBC Requirement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.Essential Duties and Responsibilities The successful applicant will be committed to excellence in research, teaching, and service, and will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, build and lead a team of student researchers, implement a program of externally funded research that yields top-tier publications, and contribute to professional service within UTA and the external community.Required Qualifications Minimum requirements for this position include: (1) a Ph.D. or equivalent in one of the disciplines noted above or a related discipline that clearly aligns with a focus on brain health; (2) a strong publication record or potential in the field of expertise; (3) strong research program with existing external funding or potential for funding; and (4) commitment to quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.Preferred Qualifications Candidates with research experience and expertise in MRI to investigate human brain health with or without neurological diseases are preferred.Special Conditions for Eligibility Department Information For additional information on our departments, please go to:

Nursing and Health Innovation: https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/conhi/academics

Engineering: https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/engineering/academics

Social Work: https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/social-work/programs

Science: https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/science/departments

Liberal Arts: https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/liberal-arts/academics

University Information

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at https://www.uta.edu/administration/president/strategic-plan/rise100. The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.Working Title EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.ADA Accommodations The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email ADADocs@uta.edu.Posting Detail Information Number of Vacancies 4 Desired Start Date 09/01/2024 Open Date 10/03/2023 Review Start Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants To apply applicants should go to (https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/25526) and submit the following materials:

Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter

Unofficial Transcripts (required for candidates for whom their degree is not in the same discipline as the one in which they will teach)

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Contact information for 3 references

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Hanli Liu at hanli@uta.edu. For more information about UTA , please visit: http://www.uta.edu/uta.Requirement Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents

Curriculum Vitae

Cover/Interest Letter

Statement of Research Interests

Statement of Teaching Interest/Philosophy

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Full-time
  • ID: #50857197
  • State: Texas Arlington 76001 Arlington USA
  • City: Arlington
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-01-12
  • Deadline: 2024-03-13
  • Category: Et cetera
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