Department: Biomedical Engineering Work Type: Faculty Location: Main Campus (Houghton, MI) Full Time / Part Time: Full Time Categories: Engineering 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.
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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 all areas of biomedical engineering with a preference given for those in tissue engineering research areas.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)
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
Advise and mentor departmental graduate students
Engage in departmental college, university and professional service activities
Commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work
Earned doctorate in an engineering discipline or closely related field.
Required Experience (minimum requirements)
Research should generally focus on human health. 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.
Ability to teach core undergraduate classes is required.
Ability to establish an externally funded research program.
Strong engineering and mathematical skills.
Ability to form productive external collaborations with the medical device industry as well as with other units of the Michigan Tech College of Engineering.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Language, Mathematics and/or Reasoning Skills
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 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, disability, religion, honorably dis-charged veteran or military status, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.
Internal Number: 20196
About Michigan Technological University
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.
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/.