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Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Boise State University

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2023
Title Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University Boise State University
Boise, ID, United States
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled, review to begin 11/1/23
Position Start Date Fall 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

Collaborate, discover, innovate, and inspire! The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boise State University is seeking talented and passionate individuals to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Make a profound impact in your field and the lives of students through cutting-edge research, outreach, instruction, and mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students.

Boise State University has been awarded an NIH Phase 1 Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE). This award in Convergent Engineering and Biomolecular Science supports a research theme in biomedical devices, sensors, and systems. Applicants for this position should align with this biomedical research theme.  Applicants should also be able to perform research utilizing at least one of our related research cores: 

Participation in this research theme and alignment with the COBRE will provide mentoring, funding, and research development support opportunities to the candidate.  All candidates are expected to teach required courses in the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum.  The University and the College of Engineering intend to expand biomedical research opportunities and collaborations across campus and the region.

Beyond the thrilling opportunities within the College of Engineering, candidates will find a vibrant and supportive community in Boise. From cultural events and outdoor adventures to a bustling tech scene, Boise State offers the perfect balance between professional growth and quality of life. Apply now to join our dedicated team of faculty and become a driving force in the future of technology!

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is part of the vibrant College of Engineering, which is ranked in the top 150 colleges by US News & World Report for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The College offers a variety of accredited programs and receives a high level of support from industry in Idaho and the Intermountain West. Our vision is to be a leading student success-driven college recognized for teaching and scholarship with statewide and global impact. 

Boise State University is the largest public university in Idaho with an enrollment of more than 24,000 students. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral University with High Research Activity. Boise State is located in Idaho’s capital city and largest metropolitan area, which serves as the government, business, high-tech, economic, and cultural center of the state. In addition to vast outdoor recreational opportunities, the Boise metropolitan area has a diverse and thriving economy, a booming cultural scene, and quality health care. To further enhance the superb quality of life Boise offers, Boise State has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities. Boise State and the ECE Department are also committed to an inclusive, equitable, and diverse cultural environment that resembles regional populations and the broader engineering workforce.

Minimum Requirements:  An earned PhD in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering, or a closely related field.

Salary and Benefits:  Boise State offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The minimum 9-month salary at the assistant professor level is $105k. More information on benefits can be found at Startup packages are commensurate with experience and expected research needs. Reduced course loads are offered based on scholarly activity.  

Learn more about faculty careers at Boise State University.

To Apply:  Qualified candidates should submit their applications through the Boise State Careers portal

Required application materials include a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests (1-3 pages each), and contact information for at least three professional references.  Applicants must specify how their research aligns with this biomedical research theme and will be able to utilize at least one of our related research cores in their cover letters.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023, and continue until a qualified pool has been identified.  

  • Boise State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. EEO/AA Institution, Veterans preference. Please go to for more information.

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