The Kansas State University (KSU) Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department invites applications for a non-tenure-track instructor position in Biomedical Engineering (BME) beginning January 2019. This position will support the new Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Engineering (https://www.engg.ksu.edu/bme/) offered by the KSU College of Engineering and administrated by KSU ECE (http://ece.ksu.edu/); the first incoming freshmen arrive August 2018. An applicant should demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and offer BME expertise ideally supplemented with biomedical industry and/or clinical experience. The model candidate must possess a M.S. degree (Ph.D. preferred) and have 3 to 5 years experience. The successful applicant will teach BME courses (biomechanics, biomaterials, and quantitative physiology are of particular interest), manage junior/senior design experiences, interact with industry partners, advise undergraduate students, meet with prospective students, and generally help to realize a world-class undergraduate BME degree program.
Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field. Experience demonstrating excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, pro-active problem solving skills and the ability to work independently. Must maintain a positive attitude with an open door policy and the desire to be a member of an effective team. Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and apply policies and procedures. The ability to effectively lead students in a classroom setting.
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field. Previous teaching and advising experience. Other Requirements:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
Internal Number: ECE-BME
About Kansas State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering
The KSU College of Engineering is the largest and most comprehensive engineering college in Kansas, with ~4200 undergraduate and graduate students. KSU ECE, one of 8 departments within the College, supports 30 teaching/research faculty and ~470 undergraduate and graduate students. The department and this new BME program are located in the recently constructed Engineering Hall, which is equipped with state-of-the-art research laboratories, classrooms, and offices. KSU ECE has strong research programs in biomedical engineering, wireless communications, electronics, networking, and power engineering, offering abundant undergraduate research opportunities.
KSU, with ~24,000 enrolled students, is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/ Research-Extensive Institution and aspires to be a top-50 public research university by 2025. The KSU College of Engineering resides on the main KSU campus in Manhattan, KS – a family-friendly community of 55,000 people nestled in the scenic Flint Hills of northeast Kansas. Manhattan offers affordable housing, outstanding schools, excellent parks and recreational facilities, an engaging cultural environment, and short commute times.