The Biomedical Engineering Program at Duquesne University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant position, beginning in the fall 2019 semester. Candidate will perform teaching and research as a part of a growing and innovative academic environment. Duquesne is committed to the teacher-scholar model, where excellence is expected in both education and research.
The ideal candidate will have postdoctoral experience in addition to a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline. This successful applicant will develop a vigorous, externally funded, independent research program in the broad areas of biomedical engineering, preferably with emphasis in biomedical optics, biosensors, or biomechanics. This candidate will teach introductory engineering courses in addition to higher-level coursework in his or her area of research and higher level core coursework outlined in our curriculum. An emphasis in engineering fundamentals is important. As the program incorporates a strong component of software tools in biomedical applications, we will emphasize a background in computational and applied mathematical methods. Applicants are expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflect contemporary society, serve our academic goals and enrich our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Expressions of interest and applications will be treated in confidence. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit the following application documents to http://apply.interfolio.com/57746.
Letter of interest Curriculum vitae A description of proposed research projects Teaching philosophy statement containing a vision of the teacher-scholar model Contact information for three confidential references
While this position will remain open until filled, first consideration will be given to applications submitted by January 15, 2019. Applicants may contact John A. Viator, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the position.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.
Internal Number: 57746 (BMES)
About Duquesne University
One of the nation's top Catholic universities , Duquesne University provides a well-rounded education that will challenge you academically while nourishing your spiritual and ethical development. Founded more than 130 years ago by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the United States. This means we share in the Spiritans' values and are deeply committed to: Educational excellence Moral and spiritual values An ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity Service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world