Biomedical Engineering Faculty Position

Responsibilities:

The Department of Engineering at the University of Mount Union is seeking an educator-scholar to lead in the development of an innovative biomedical engineering program and invites experienced applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the associate professor or professor rank beginning August 1, 2018. 

The department currently offers ABET accredited programs in civil and mechanical engineering. Three newly created programs in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer engineering will begin enrolling students in Fall 2018 and then seek ABET accreditation after their graduation in 2022.

Primary responsibilities will consist of leading the development of the biomedical engineering curriculum and labs, teaching courses, and guiding the ABET accreditation process. Flexibility to teach a variety of interdisciplinary introductory-level engineering courses is desired. Additional responsibilities include advising biomedical engineering students, industrial outreach leading to internship and employment opportunities for our students, support in student recruitment, scholarly activity, and involvement in faculty governance.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a closely related field and have demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate engineering education. Both industrial and instructional experience are highly desirable. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting. 

Available:

August 1, 2018

Compensation:

Competitive, based on qualifications. Fringe benefits include a 10% contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition exchange for qualified dependents.

Equal Opportunity:

The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Mount Union prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law.

Academic Rank:

Tenure-track faculty position. Associate Professor or Professor level.

Descriptive Information:

The University of Mount Union, a private institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s 2,200 students can select from 62 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as graduate programs in physician assistant studies and educational leadership.  Known for its personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and a curriculum delivered by dedicated faculty members, the vast majority of whom hold terminal degrees in their fields.

Over the past 10 years, nearly $110 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities including a recreation center, apartment-style housing options, health and medical sciences facility and performing arts center.  Primarily residential in nature, Mount Union’s picturesque 123-acre campus is located in Alliance, OH (population 23,000), within 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh.  An additional 162-acre Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center is located six miles away.  The University’s endowment is in excess of $142 million.

The University, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, offering an array of activities for cultural, civic and social development.  Students experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation, both in the workforce and graduate study. 


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Please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Osama Jadaan at jadaanos@mountunion.edu with any questions. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

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