Affirmative Action No.:: 15Y160
First Consideration Date:: 02/17/2016
Department:: Biomed Indust & Human Factor Engr
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: Negotiable
The Biomedical Engineering (BME) Program of the Department of Biomedical, Industrial & Human Factors Engineering (BIE) at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio has one assistant/associate professor tenure-track position opening in the area of Nanomedicine. Experience in the development of innovative theranostic formulations that integrate detection, imaging and treatment of diseases is highly desirable. Focus on either neurological, developmental, cognitive, psychiatric or trauma-induced nervous system disorders is of special interest.
This position is part of the BIE department initiative to expand its research in Neuroengineering in support of a university-wide effort to develop Neuroscience research as a collaborative effort between neuroscientists, engineers and physicians. At the heart of this effort is the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration building, which houses the Wright State University & Premier Health Neuroscience Institute, a University System of Ohio Center of Excellence, where engineers collaborate with medical researchers and clinicians to improve diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
Minimum qualifications of the tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor include an earned doctorate in BME/Bioengineering or related fields, be expected to initiate and pursue a vibrant research program across disciplines, demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at all levels, and further develop our innovative and entrepreneurial educational programs. Candidates applying at the associate professor level will have a record of a funded research program, be well published in high-impact journals and enjoy an outstanding national and international reputation. Candidates applying at the assistant professor level are expected to have an expertise in this field with evidence of independent contributions and high-quality publications. Please provide statements of research and teaching.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
For Assistant/Associate Professor:
30-70% Teaching; 30-70% Research; 10-20% Service
Typical office and academic environment.
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