The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Wayne State University invites applications for the position of Department Chair. Applicants should merit the rank of full professor, have a record of outstanding scholarship, and demonstrate proven talent for leadership and administration. The Chair will ensure the continued growth of the department in research and teaching excellence, expanding ties with WSU School of Medicine and industry, and advance Wayne State’s mission as a preeminent, public, urban research university.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering has 15 tenured or tenure-track primary faculty members and over 20 affiliated faculty, with research strengths in injury biomechanics, biomaterials/tissue engineering, biomedical imaging, bioinstrumentation, and systems biology. Research productivity is high, with total external funding exceeding $3 million (2014), and faculty recognition including an NAE member and three SAE fellows. The department has approximately 40 Ph.D. students, 90 Master’s students, and 90 undergraduate students. Wayne State University is a Carnegie Research Extensive University, with approximately $245 million in annual research expenditures, and nearly 28,000 students, including 7,000 graduate and professional students.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field. Applicants should submit a cover letter and a detailed CV. Applications must be submitted online to jobs.wayne.edu under job posting number 042368. FAX, email, or hard copy applications cannot be accepted.
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.