Collegiate Assistant Professor in Biomedical

first_imgJob DescriptionThe Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM) atVirginia Tech invites applications for a collegiate(non-tenure-track) faculty position at the assistant professorlevel in the area of biomedical devices effective August 2021.Candidates with broader interests in theoretical, computational, orexperimental methods for biomedical devices at any scale areencouraged to apply. Candidates should have a doctoral degree inbiomedical engineering, engineering mechanics, or a closely relateddiscipline, prior to the effective date of the appointment.Postdoctoral experience leading projects beyond graduate school orcomparable experience such as in the medical deviceindustry/regulatory affairs is preferred. The successful candidateswill be responsible for teaching courses at the undergraduate andgraduate levels, mentoring students, and conducting research onteaching/learning and/or disciplinary topics in their field. Someof the primary responsibilities include, teaching undergraduate andgraduate courses in the department’s programs, participating indepartmental, college and university committees, advising andmentoring undergraduate and graduate students, obtaining sponsoredfunding in support of research programs, disseminating researchfindings in appropriate internal and/or external venues and servingthe profession through relevant professional activities.BEAM is an interdisciplinary department with faculty having broadinterests spanning engineering, science, mathematics, and medicine.It offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in biomedical engineering and inengineering mechanics, and currently has 42 faculty, a newundergraduate biomedical engineering program, and nearly 200graduate students. The department and its School for BiomedicalEngineering and Sciences (SBES) combine the strengths of theVirginia Tech College of Engineering, the Wake Forest UniversitySchool of Medicine, the Virginia Tech Carilion (VTC) FralinBiomedical Research Institute, the Virginia Tech Institute forCritical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS), the Virginia TechTransportation Institute (VTTI), and the Virginia-Maryland RegionalCollege of Veterinary Medicine. Further information can be found atwww.beam.vt.edu .Required QualificationsCandidates should have a doctoral degree in biomedical engineering,engineering mechanics, or a closely related discipline, prior tothe effective date of the appointment.Preferred QualificationsPostdoctoral experience leading projects beyond graduate school orcomparable experience such as in the medical deviceindustry/regulatory affairs is preferred.Appointment TypeRegularReview DateFebruary 10, 2021Additional InformationThe successful Candidate will be required to have a criminalconviction check. Qualified applicants must electronically submittheir application materials including a cover letter, curriculumvitae, two candidate statements (research/teaching interests andphilosophy and advancing diversity/equity/inclusion; limited tothree pages each), and contact information for at least threeprofessional references.About Virginia TechVirginia Tech, a public land-grant university founded in 1872, iscommitted to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to theCommonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. It iscurrently ranked as a Top 30 Public University (USN&WR) and aTop 50 Public Research University (National Science Foundation).Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), VirginiaTech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit ofcommunity, diversity, and excellence. Virginia Tech actively seeksa broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparingleaders for the world. The College of Engineering undergraduateprogram ranks 13th and graduate program ranks 31st among all U.S.engineering schools (USN&WR). The Mission of the College ofEngineering is to educate and inspire our students to be criticalthinkers, innovators and leaders. Our core values areinclusiveness, excellence, integrity, perseverance andstewardship.Virginia Tech’s main campus is located in Blacksburg, VA, in anarea consistently ranked among the country’s best places to live.In addition, our facilities in the Washington, D.C., area offerunique proximity to government and industry partners and is alsoexpanding rapidly, with Virginia Tech’s exciting new InnovationCampus in Alexandria, VA, slated to open in 2024.The department fully embraces Virginia Tech’s commitment toincrease faculty, staff, and student diversity; to ensure awelcoming, affirming, safe, and accessible campus climate; toadvance our research, teaching, and service missions throughinclusive excellence; and to promote sustainable transformationthrough institutionalized structures. If you are an individual witha disability and desire an accommodation, please contactCristina Rosa Castaner at [email protected] the during regular businesshours at least 10 business days prior to the event.Advertised: January 11, 2021Applications close:last_img

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