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Job ID: 237474

Assistant/Associate Professor
North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Date Posted Jun. 13, 2024
Title Assistant/Associate Professor
University North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Raleigh, NC, United States
Department Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date TBD
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

The Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department is a unique program that bridges the School of Medicine and College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina (UNC) and the College of Engineering at NC State University. Furthermore, the resources of the UNC-NC State Rehabilitation Engineering Core (, Human Movement Science Program at UNC (, NSF ERC ASSIST Center at NC State, and NC State College of Veterinary Medicine provide powerful opportunities for Rehabilitation Engineering faculty to develop multidisciplinary and translational collaborations.

Our mission is to improve human quality of life, personal and work environments, and rehabilitation products and processes through careful study, analysis, research, and design of innovative technologies to benefit the people of North Carolina, the nation, and the world.

This position is for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in all areas related to Biomedical Engineering.

Biomedical Engineering is a supportive and highly collaborative environment. Our mission is to improve human quality of life through careful study, analysis, research, and design of innovative technologies to benefit the people of North Carolina and others whom we serve.

We seek outstanding candidates conducting research in any area of Biomedical Engineering, especially those that complement the department’s current strengths in Biomedical Microdevices, Rehabilitation Engineering, Biomedical Imaging, Pharmacoengineering, and Regenerative Medicine.

Successful candidates will have already established a highly competitive independent research program or will have demonstrated the clear potential to do so. Candidates must exhibit strong capacity for interdisciplinary collaboration with engineering faculty, basic science researchers, and/or clinical investigators. Candidates whose research demonstrates a clear pathway to commercialization and/or translation in human clinical populations will be viewed favorably.

The successful candidate will have a primary appointment at NC State University, with tenure home in the College of Engineering, and will have access to resources at both UNC-CH and NC State. The candidate’s laboratory will be in BME’s home in Engineering Building 3 on NC State’s Centennial Campus, housed in the center of the College of Engineering.
Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related areas, and have a track-record of excellence in scholarly activity since degree completion. 
Scholarly activity is considered to include publishing research outcomes in refereed manuscripts, presenting research outcomes at scientific symposia, securing competitive funding to support research, obtaining patents to protect intellectual property, and leading fruitful interdisciplinary collaboration.
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  • NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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