Assistant professor Job in Biomedical Engineering

Job Title
Assistant ProfessorBiomedical Engineering
School of Engineering — Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department Website
Widener University
Chester, PA

Application Deadline
Open Until Filled
Position Start Date
Fall 2012

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Position Description:
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Widener University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2012.

Earned doctorate degree in Biomedical Engineering or a closely-related engineering field, with expertise in medical devices, biomechanics, bionanotechnology or bioMEMS; Strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate engineering education; Demonstrated ability, or potential, to initiate and direct externally funded scholarly work of high caliber; Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; and, Commitment to the growth of the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses, including laboratory and design courses. The successful candidate is also expected to publish his/her scholarly work, develop and sustain an externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, advise students and work collegially in support of the continuing growth of the School of Engineering.

Application Process:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit letters of application, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements and contact information for three references, in .pdf format, to:

Dr. Zhongping Huang, Chair — Department of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering
Widener University
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan institution, offers programs at four campuses in Pennsylvania and Delaware. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Widener as a Doctoral/Research University and a Community Engagement Institution. About 7,000 graduate and undergraduate students attend Widener University in eight degree-granting schools. The main campus sits on 108 acres (.44 km²), just 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Philadelphia city center and is part of Greater Philadelphia.

The School of Engineering is located on the main campus and consists of the five Departments of Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, with nearly 500 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. The School of Engineering has been steadily growing over the last decade and will be celebrating its 150 year anniversary in 2012.

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