Assistant/associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering Tenure-track Faculty Position
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science (MEES) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC-Charlotte) is currently seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Bioengineering. Desired growth areas for our program include tissue engineering, nanotechnology, cellular biomechanics, drug delivery, optical imaging, biomaterials and orthopedic engineering. However, we encourage applications from candidates in any emerging area of bioengineering. Candidates with an outstanding track record may be considered for advanced ranks. It is expected that the successful candidate will actively seek external funding, develop and sustain a strong research program, and publish in reputable technical journals. The candidate must be committed to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates from under-represented groups are particularly welcome to apply.
QualificationsCandidates must have a Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline at the time of appointment.
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UNC Charlotte is one of the most rapidly growing universities in the nation, with strong research programs in Nanotechnology, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Optical Science and Engineering, and Precision Metrology. The Center for Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (CBES) at UNC Charlotte is affiliated with the MEES department. CBES serves the Charlotte metropolitan area by providing the infrastructure to enable biomedical faculty and researchers to collaborate with clinicians and biologists at local medical institutes including Carolinas Medical Center, Levine Cancer Center, OrthoCarolina and The North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis.
The expected starting date for the appointment is August 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their applications electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu, and only electronic submissions will be accepted. Applicants are requested to attach the following documents with their electronic submission: a cover letter, a vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and full contact information for three references. Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee. For additional information, please contact: Dr. Ahmed El-Ghannam (email@example.com), Chair of Bioengineering Search Committee. UNC Charlotte is an AA/EO employer. Applicants are subject to a criminal