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Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Biomedical Engineering Faculty Positions
Marshall University

Date Posted Sep. 10, 2019
Title Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Biomedical Engineering Faculty Positions
University Marshall University
Huntington, WV, United States
Department College of Information Technology and Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

The Weisberg Division of Engineering in the College of Information Technology and Engineering at Marshall University invites nominations and applications for two positions (002525, and 002526) at an Assistant Professor level of Biomedical Engineering. The Division seeks candidates who have research expertise in one or more of the following areas: Medical Instrumentation, Nanoscale Bioengineering, Biosensors, Medical Imaging, Biomedical Informatics, Computational Modelling in Biomedical Systems, or closely related areas of Biomedical Engineering.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Division, the position of Assistant Professor requires teaching, service, and research responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. The faculty member in this position will be required to: (1) develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses (lecture and laboratory); (2) supervise master’s theses and undergraduate projects; (3) pursue scholarly activities (including research in the field, writing and managing grant proposals, and preparing peer reviewed publications); (4) engage in academic mentoring; (5) assist in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan; (6) participate in professional service, activities, and organizations. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and exhibit potential for professional recognition via research and publication in their area(s) of expertise. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will also contribute to the University’s general education curriculum, with its emphasis on a common First-Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance students’ critical thinking and the College’s support of interdisciplinary programs of study.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates, at minimum, must meet these requirements: (1) A Ph.D. in Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related Engineering field; (2) research record and course work that match their area(s) of interest; (3) strong commitment to teaching and advising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a primary emphasis on undergraduate engineering education; (4) capable of integrating their area(s) of expertise into our curriculum through core/elective courses and laboratories; (5) have an interdisciplinary mindset and work well in a highly collaborative environment; and (6) must be able to communicate effectively.

The Weisberg Division of Engineering offers a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, a B.S. in Engineering with a Civil Emphasis, a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and an M.S. in Engineering with majors in Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering, Engineering Management, and Environmental Engineering. The Division is part of the College of Information Technology and Engineering (CITE), a multi-disciplinary college with a wide range of faculty expertise and interests. The Division is housed in the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, a state-of-the-art complex that opened in the Fall of 2015.

Marshall University is a state-supported multi-campus public university, located in Huntington, West Virginia. Nestled between the banks of the Ohio River and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, bordering Ohio and Kentucky, the Huntington region with a population over 315,000 affords a comfortable lifestyle, low cost of living, state-of-the-art health care, modern educational facilities, and unrivaled natural beauty. Marshall University employs 2,000 faculty and staff members who serve 10,000 undergraduate, 3,300 graduate, and 700 professional students.

Application Procedure:
Qualified candidates should submit electronically at the following: (1) a letter of intent, (2) a complete vita, (3) a teaching philosophy statement and interests including a list of courses, (4) a research statement demonstrating how undergraduate students would be incorporated into research as well as future research plans, (5) a list of completed graduate coursework, and (6) complete contact information of at least three professional references. Selected candidates, interviewing on campus, must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded to the chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions before scheduling an on-campus interview.

Application Deadline:
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A starting date of August 2020 is anticipated.

  • Marshall University is an AA/EO employer dedicated to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students. Marshall is also part of the NSF-LSAMP: Kentucky West Virginia Alliance for Minority Participation Project to increase both the total number of STEM degrees awarded and the number of STEM degrees awarded to underrepresented students. Successful women and minority applicants can benefit from these programs.

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