The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a teaching faculty position (non-tenure track) in Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering in Tallahassee, Florida
The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at the Florida A&M University (FAMU)-Florida State University (FSU) College of Engineering invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track, 12-month teaching faculty position in biomedical engineering. This is a permanent position with benefits. Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, or a very closely related discipline, and demonstrate the capability for high quality instruction in biomedical engineering. Candidates are expected to have strong commitments to high-quality teaching, primarily though not exclusively, at the undergraduate level, service to the department and campus, and outreach activities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to motivate and inspire students are essential.
Major responsibilities include teaching undergraduate laboratory courses in biomedical engineering, including molecular and cellular engineering, biomechanics, and instrumentation. Candidates are expected to assist in developing and teaching senior biomedical engineering design courses. The Department is currently developing an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering and is seeking dedicated teaching faculty who can contribute to the development of this degree program through outstanding teaching and service. (Details can be found at the Department web page: www.eng.famu.fsu.edu/cbe).
The college is a unique combination of two outstanding universities with overlapping but distinct missions - the nation’s top Historically Black College/University and one of the nation’s ~100 Highest Research Active Universities. As such we provide an outstanding research and entrepreneurship-based education to one of the most diverse student populations in the US. Faculty are employed by one or the other of our partner universities, but hold joint faculty privileges at both universities. Applicants should submit:
A cover letter A full curriculum vitae A statement of teaching interests and experience The names and contact information of three potential references An Equal Employment Opportunity Survey for Faculty Applicants
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled, but for full consideration, please apply by the priority deadline of February 1, 2019. Any questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Bruce R. Locke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida A&M University and Florida State University are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers that encourage applications from minorities and women, and comply with the American Disabilities Act. Both are public records agencies pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes
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About Florida A&M University - Florida State University College of Engineering
The College of Engineering was established as a joint program serving two universities in Tallahassee, Florida: The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, which received recognition from the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in 2010 for ranking number one as the institution of origin for African Americans earning Doctorates in Natural Science and Engineering; and, The Florida State University which has gained worldwide recognition for its extensive graduate and research programs.
The College is a leading academic institution with excellent records of achievement in research and public service. It offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) programs in chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering as well as M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The College has attracted an outstanding faculty from all over the world. Thousands of young, intelligent and self-motivated men and women have attended the College in the last two decades, receiving over 5000 degrees. These graduates are a diverse group of engineers, from many races, ethnicities, and nationalities.
The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering has been widely hailed for taking... the initiative to create programs to align academic curriculum with industry needs. The College ensures that the students learn what they need to learn through quality teaching and research. All programs offered by the College have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Our primary goal is to provide a challenging and educational experience for our students that will enable them to become effective engineering professionals in an increasingly technological society in which engineering jobs are expected to grow by 11% over the 2008-2018 decade, and starting salaries are among the highest of all college graduates.*
A summary of current research activies and other information about the college can be found in the College of Engineering Research Report.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition