Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University invites applicants for one tenure-track position in the Biomedical Engineering (BME) program in the Department of Physics and Engineering. We are looking for individuals whose primary research interest is in Bioinstrumentation or AI related BME field. This position will begin in August 2021. The position is offered at the Assistant Professor level, but exceptionally well-qualified candidates with significant experience can be considered for the rank of Associate Professor. Starting salary is commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will work from the Department of Physics and Engineering within the College of the Sciences and Mathematics.
Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, or a closely related engineering discipline;
The successful candidate must be able to teach the associated courses in the BME curriculum.
Preference will be given to candidates who have potential for excellence in teaching and high-quality research as documented by publications in peer-reviewed journals in the biomedical engineering area;
Candidates are expected to develop research and outstanding undergraduate teaching programs in their area(s) of specialty. This includes developing undergraduate courses, academic advising, and being actively involved in the ABET accreditation process. Candidates at the rank of Associate Professor should have a distinguished record of research and teaching activities.
Selected applicants will be invited for phone/teleconference interviews. On-campus interviews occurring in the spring of 2021 will include a demonstration of teaching as well as a research presentation.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans, a description of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references with contact information to our online application system at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm. If selected for an interview three references letters will be required prior to proceeding. Review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled.
West Chester University is a comprehensive university of 15,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students in a limited number of Masters programs. The Department of Physics and Engineering consists of eleven faculty members and offers a B.S. in Physics and Biomedical Engineering, and B.S. Ed. in Physics as well as participates in cooperative Physics-Engineering dual-degree programs with other universities. For more information about the University, the Department and BME program, please consult our web pages.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances West Chester University’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.
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About West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester University (WCU) of Pennsylvania is among the top regional comprehensive public universities in the nation, serving more than 17,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a national reputation for excellence, value, and student success. Founded in 1871 as an institute for teacher preparation, West Chester offers more than 118 undergraduate and 103 graduate programs in more than 50 fields of study. In addition to the main campus in West Chester, the University offers programs through its graduate center, the Philadelphia campus, and online. Five colleges and two schools comprise the University: Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, and the Sciences and Mathematics, as well as the School of Music, and the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. Located in Chester County (25 miles from downtown Philadelphia) the area combines the best of enjoyable daily living with easy access to the full spectrum of country and city attractions.