USA: Faculty Position in Nanomedicine/Nanodiagnostics


Stanford University School of Medicine

The Department of Radiology at Stanford University is searching for a full-time Assistant Professor in the University Tenure Line in the area of nanomedicine/nanodiagnostics. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.

The Department has a long-standing interest in molecular imaging and research programs that leverage the advantages of both in vivo imaging and in vitro diagnostics. Candidates must have interest in leading an independent research program to translate nanotechnology tools, technologies, and/or methodologies into clinical practice. Applicants with expertise in using nanoparticles for diagnosis and/or therapy including the imaging of nanoparticles in living subjects are particularly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated breadth of preparation including high impact publications in cancer, regenerative medicine, engineering, and/or medicine as well as success with grant funding and expertise in multi-disciplinary research.

The qualified candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Materials Science & Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, or related field. We are looking for motivated individuals who are committed to excellence in research, teaching, and mentoring of students in multi-disciplinary research. The individual will collaborate with investigators across campus including the Schools of Medicine, Engineering, and Humanities & Sciences, as well as with external investigators.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae summarizing their educational and professional background, along with a current list of published work and grant funding, and a brief statement (up to 5 pages) describing the candidate’s research and teaching activities and interests and how they relate to the position described above.

Interested candidates can submit their applications on our website at

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