Designed especially for neurobiologists, FluoRender is an interactive tool for multi-channel fluorescence microscopy data visualization and analysis.
Large scale visualization on the Powerwall.
BrainStimulator is a set of networks that are used in SCIRun to perform simulations of brain stimulation such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and magnetic transcranial stimulation (TMS).
Developing software tools for science has always been a central vision of the SCI Institute.

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor / Associate Professor
Department 00051 - College of Engineering-Dean
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin Fall 2019
Details The University of Utah is seeking to hire an outstanding tenure-track faculty member in image analysis at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position is a joint effort between the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute and the College of Engineering (COE) with one of the departments in the COE serving as the tenure home. Ideal candidates might have backgrounds in scientific computing, biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, or related fields.

The SCI Institute has established itself as an internationally recognized leader in visualization, scientific computing, and image analysis applied to a broad range of application domains. The College of Engineering and its departments (Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Materials Science, and Mechanical Engineering) form an exciting set of programs with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary science and engineering and collaborative approaches to research and education. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent transportation connections, a high level of affordable and livable communities, and rich cultural and recreational opportunities. Additional information about our research, education, and current SCI faculty can be found at http://www.sci.utah.edu.

EEO/Diversity Information The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Notice The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Special Instructions for Candidates  You can apply to this position here.
Open Date 12/03/2018
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN00356CF
Type Faculty






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