Job ID: 161811

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Boise State University

  • Jul. 6, 2021
  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
  • Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
  • Boise State University
    Boise, ID
  • Until position is filled
  • August 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (MBE) at Boise State University invites applications for an open-rank tenure/tenure-track faculty position (assistant, associate, or full professor). Applicants should have a commitment to excellence in teaching and to making significant contributions in research. Senior applicants should have an established track record of research, teaching, and external funding. Junior applicants should articulate a research program that has promise for external funding. Women, minorities, and under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply. All outstanding candidates will be considered, but preference will be given to applicants whose research agenda is consistent with our current and planned transdisciplinary doctoral programs:

- Biomedical Engineering
- Computing
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Systems Science and Engineering (Planned)

Boise State University is the largest university in Idaho, with an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. The University 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. Forbes ranked Boise #2 in 2018 for best cities to raise a family, U.S. News & World Report ranked Boise in the top 10 for best places to live in 2016, and USA Today ranked Meridian (Boise suburb) as the #1 city to live in America in 2015. also ranked Boise first among the top 10 cities to raise a family in 2014 thanks to a family-friendly culture, a vibrant downtown, and great outdoor recreation including skiing, rafting, camping, fishing, and biking. To further enhance the superb quality of life Boise offers, the University has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities.

The Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Department at Boise State is enjoying unprecedented growth in both its research activity and educational programs. New faculty members will find a dynamic intellectual environment where cross-disciplinary collaboration is frequent and encouraged. In addition to hosting a nationally acclaimed undergraduate program, Boise State is a Carnegie Doctoral Research University, and our faculty are successful in obtaining funding from a wide variety of sources including the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Energy.

Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Our mission to promote diversity and inclusion is demonstrated by the college of engineering having a higher percentage of female faculty than the regional average, including the last three college deans being female. At the student level, Boise State University is involved in a university-wide program (WIDER PERSIST) to adopt teaching practices that increase graduation rates in under-represented students.

Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline is required at the time of appointment.

To Apply: Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching goals, one recent representative publication, and contact information for at least three professional references. In your teaching goals, please include specific information about your focus as it relates to our Mechanical Engineering curriculum.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by 8/13/2021. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.

  • Boise State University is an equal opportunity employer. The university is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants for employment as provided for by federal, state, and local law. Boise State prohibits, to the extent permitted by applicable law, discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

    Human Resource services develops and implements the University’s Affirmative Action Plan (AAP). The AAP identifies the under-utilization of females and minorities in its workforce. This information is used in the University’s recruitment and retention efforts.

    Under the AAP, the University makes good faith efforts to employ women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. The AAP is available to employees and job applicants upon request for review at the University, see the Taking Affirmative Action webpage.

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