The Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Akron invites applications for a talented and dynamic Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, who can establish and execute a vibrant agenda for strategic research and education beginning in the 2020-2021 Academic Year. Candidates are expected to establish a nationally recognized and externally funded research program. The successful candidate will have a strong interest, passion, and ability to teach undergraduate courses, supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students, mentor undergraduates in research, and integrate research with teaching at the graduate level.
Candidates should have a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related discipline with biomedical engineering emphasis, and preferably post-doctoral training.
Candidates are expected to have received their degrees, or completed all requirements and expect their degree before joining.
Prior experience and a commitment to continue working with or teaching diverse groups and diverse students will be valued.
Preference will be given to candidates with research interest in the broad area of biomechanics.
Exceptional applicants in other areas of Biomedical Engineering may also be considered.
Members of the faculty in the department pursue a broad research program that spans interdisciplinary experimental and computational research in biomaterials, tissue engineering, biomechanics, signals, and sensors. Our faculty have active collaborations within the university, as well as with physicians and scientists at national and regional institutions, such as the Cleveland Clinic and Northeastern Ohio Medical University. Faculty research has been supported by funding from the NSF, NIH, DoD, Veterans Administration, various foundations, and industry. The University of Akron is a research-intensive public university with about 20,000 students. The College of Engineering enrolls approximately 2800 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. In addition to its traditional programs, the college faculty contribute to five multi-disciplinary research centers including Conquer Chiari Research Center and Biomimicry Research and Innovation Center. The Department of Biomedical Engineering has 330 undergraduate students, offers ABET-accredited B.S. degrees in Biomedical Engineering, and participates in M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the College. We emphasize experiential learning. A majority of the undergraduate students participate in our co-operative education programs and are also active in regional and national conferences. For further information please see https://www.uakron.edu/engineering/BME/.
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.
We're committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We're also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.
Application deadline: Open until filled, however, full consideration will be given to all applications received by April 1, 2020.
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