The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University invites candidates with expertise in electronics and bioinstrumentation to apply for a Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor position based at its UNC campus. This non-tenure-track, regular-rank position will teach required and elective courses, primarily related to electronics, signals and systems, and bioinstrumentation. The faculty member will also advise students and participate in continuous improvement of the BME curriculum.
Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2019, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is fall of 2020 and will be based at UNC Chapel Hill. For more information and to submit an application, visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/172097.
UNC Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-966-1901. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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PhD in Biomedical Engineering or any related field.
About Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering UNC-NCSU
The mission of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is to unite engineering and medicine to improve lives. With 35 primary teaching and research faculty members and more than 500 undergraduate, Master’s, and doctoral students, the Joint Department is on track to realize its ambitious vision of becoming a leader in real-world results: faculty productivity, student accomplishment, and entrepreneurial success.
BME students have access to the vast resources of these world-class public universities, which includes greater opportunities for collaboration with faculty, clinicians, and students in top-ranked schools of pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, veterinary medicine, and textiles.
The undergraduate program at NC State is accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) and offers a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. At UNC-Chapel Hill, the Joint Department offers a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical and Health Sciences Engineering and is currently under ABET review for accreditation.
Along with the traditional areas of biomedical engineering, Master’s and doctoral students have the opportunity to select from five specialty areas:
The Joint Department capitalizes on its transformative inter-institutional model by translating discoveries from the academic laboratory setting to the commercial marketplace. BME faculty and students have started 31 companies — and filed 138 patents and 366 invention disclosures.