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Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Apply now Job No: 20088
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Work Type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Categories: Engineering, Research

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  

If you require any auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations to apply for employment, or for an interview, at Michigan Technological University, please notify the Human Resources office at 906-487-2280 or mtujobs@mtu.edu.

Job Description Summary

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications and nominations for a faculty position opening, at the assistant professor level. Michigan Tech BME seeks outstanding candidates who can add to our existing research and teaching strengths in multiple research areas. Applicants that can teach courses in our core undergraduate curriculum and expand the Department’s already strong industrial ties are of particular interest. We encourage applications from individuals with strong engineering and mathematical skills who can form productive external collaborations with the medical device industry as well as with other units of the Michigan Tech College of Engineering.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

The successful candidate will be expected to teach core undergraduate courses in biomedical engineering such as biomechanics, biomaterials, computational physiology, or instrumentation, as well as graduate courses related to their own research expertise.

Establish a rigorous, externally funded research program.

Employees are required to apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work and expected to commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work.

Required Education, Certifications, Licensures (minimum requirements)

Earned doctorate in an engineering discipline or a closely related field.

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

Research should generally focus on human health, however, the specific research area is open. The applicant’s research should complement and strengthen existing focus areas in the Department. The Department is particularly strong in cardiovascular engineering, biomaterials, tissue engineering, biomechanics, biomedical sensors and instrumentation, and biomedical imaging.

Desirable Education and/or Experience

Post-doctoral or industry experience is preferred.
Experience in grant writing, student mentoring, and teaching is desired.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

Ability to teach core undergraduate classes is required.
Ability to establish an externally funded research program is required.
Strong engineering and mathematical skills.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

 

Language, Mathematics and/or Reasoning Skills

 

Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

The work environment is that of a typical office and/or classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.

Required University Training:

  • Employee Safety Overview

  • Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training

  • Annual Data Security Training 

Background Check:

Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) % (1=100%)

1.00

FLSA Status

Exempt

Appointment Term

9 months

Shift

1st Shift

Pay Rate/Salary

 

Title of Position Supervisor

Department Chair

Posting Type

Internal & External

 

No

Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

Interested candidates should apply electronically to https://www.employment.mtu.edu/en-us/listing/ and include a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research and teaching interests and experiences, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applicants will begin immediately. All applications should be received by July 1, 2020.

Additional Information

The Michigan Tech Department of Biomedical Engineering offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering. For more information, potential applicants are encouraged to visit our website at http://www.mtu.edu/biomedical/.

The anticipated starting date for both positions is no later than August of 2020. Salary and benefits are competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Michigan Technological University, one of the four major research universities in the state, is located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Houghton community offers a small-town environment with outstanding four-season recreational opportunities and world class cultural events all in a beautiful setting.

Michigan Tech is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all individuals.

Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE Institution, and has twice received National Science Foundation funds in support of efforts to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM. Michigan Tech actively supports dual-career partners to retain a quality workforce; we offer career exploration advice and assistance finding positions at the University and in the local community https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you require any auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations to apply for employment, or for an interview, at Michigan Technological University, please notify the Human Resources office at 906-487-2280 or mtujobs@mtu.edu.


Required Education, Certifications, Licensures* (minimum requirements)

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