Job ID: 136035

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

University of Akron

  • Jan. 10, 2020
  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • The Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • University of Akron
    Akron, OH
  • Open until filled
  • January 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
The University of Akron

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Akron invites applications for a talented and dynamic Tenure-Track Assistant Professor who can establish and execute a vibrant agenda for strategic research and education, beginning January 2021. Candidates are expected to establish a nationally recognized and externally funded research program. The successful candidate will have a strong interest, passion and ability to teach undergraduate courses; supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students; mentor undergraduates in research and integrate research with teaching at the graduate level.

Required Qualifications:
  • Candidates should have a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related discipline with biomedical engineering emphasis and preferably postdoctoral training.
  • Candidates are expected to have received their degrees, or completed all requirements and expect their degree before joining in January 2021.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience and a commitment to continue working with or teaching diverse groups and diverse students will be valued.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with research interest in the broad area of biomechanics.
  • Exceptional applicants in other areas of Biomedical Engineering may also be considered.

About UA:
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you’ll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.

We’re committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We’re also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.

Application deadline: Open until filled, however, review of applications will begin March 1, 2020.
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  • The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.

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