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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering: Medical Imaging
University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma
Date Posted 03/04/2021
Faculty-Engineering-Computer Engineering
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus: Gallogly College of Engineering: School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Norman, OK
Open Date

Mar 2, 2021


Positions Available: The University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering (GCoE), through its partnership with the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center (SCC), invites applications and nominations for a faculty position in the area of medical imaging.  This is a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start in Fall 2021. All areas of medical imaging will be considered, although particular emphasis will be placed on radiological cancer imaging, optical and/or cytogenetic cancer imaging, as well as computer aided diagnosis. This is an interdisciplinary cluster hire.  A key emphasis will be translational research and experiential learning that synergistically engages engineers and clinicians. The successful candidate will join the faculty of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) within the GCoE. Adjunct faculty appointment in the College of Medicine of the University of Oklahoma is also possible.

Gallogly College of Engineering: The GCoE has a strong and growing collaboration with the research and clinical community of the OU Health Sciences Center in nearby Oklahoma City, including the SCC, which has been recognized by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as an NCI-designated cancer center with Lead Academic Site status in the National Clinical Trials Network. Since 2014, the SCC has been ranked number one in the nation annually for recruiting the number of patients participating in NCI-sponsored clinical trials.  The GCoE has strong graduate programs built on decades of biomedical engineering research through the interdisciplinary center-based research programs funded by prominent agencies and foundations. The medical imaging program in the School of ECE has achieved national prominence, with continual funding by NIH R01 grants. The GCoE holds strong the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek candidates who contribute to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of faculty responsibility, including within the classroom, the academic community, and within their professional commitments.

The University of Oklahoma:  The University of Oklahoma is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and healthcare needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: the main campus in Norman, the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located in the Oklahoma City metro area. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit soonerway.ou.edu  for more information.


The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The University of Oklahoma, recognizing its obligation to guarantee equal opportunity to all persons in all segments of University life, reaffirms its commitment to the continuation and expansion of positive programs which reinforce and strengthen its affirmative action policies. This commitment stems not only from compliance with federal and state equal opportunity laws but from a desire to ensure social justice and promote campus diversity. Our commitment to the concept of affirmative action requires sincere and cooperative efforts throughout all levels of our employment structure. We will continue to strive to reach the goals of fair and equal employment opportunities for all.


We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to integrate and bolster our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and have given them the confidence to fully integrate students, faculty, staff, and others from a wide spectrum of backgrounds. Successful candidates must have the  interest and ability to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; contribute significantly to the advancement of medical imaging science and engineering and develop a nationally recognized program of sponsored research. A Ph.D. in engineering, physics, or related discipline is required.

Application Instructions

Confidential review of nominations, indications of interest and applications will begin in early March 2021. Candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, vision statements on research, education, a statement on professional experience and values toward diversity, equity, and inclusion, detailed curriculum vita, and names of three references who will be contacted only upon approval from the applicant. Candidates are requested to submit their applications at https://apply.interfolio.com/84579 , and all application information and inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair:

Dr. Javier A. Jo
Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Gallogly College of Engineering
The University of Oklahoma
Stephenson Research and Technology Center, Suite 1160
101 David L Boren Blvd
Norman, OK 73019
Email: javierjo@ou.edu

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