Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Educator of Biomedical Engineering
Job posting number: #7072537
Posted: November 24, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for multiple full-time educator-track faculty positions (Requisition #53581) with the possibility to begin as early as January 2021. Rank, salary and startup funding commensurate with credentials.
Successful candidates will assist in developing and executing engineering curriculum for the Department of Biomedical Engineering, with particular emphasis on the Medical Device Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program (MDIEP). The MDIEP is a multi-disciplinary program dedicated to advancing clinical practice through medical device design. The program involves the Colleges of Engineering, Medicine, Business and Design. Candidates will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses focused on biomedical engineering in medical device design, usage, or assessment; assist in coordinating capstone experiences which may or may not involve industry collaborators; advise graduate and undergraduate students; and participate in professional service (such as Departmental, College, or University Committees or professional society leadership). In addition, successful candidates will participate in curriculum and course development.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Prior to effective date of the appointment, the following are required: a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field. In addition, a minimum of 3 years practicing medical device design as a full-time employee of a medical device or related consumer product company. Alternatively, those with a BS degree in Biomedical Engineering or closely related field who possess a minimum of 5 years of progressive professional experience in medical device development will also be considered.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering currently has 11 full time faculty, 7 of which are tenured or on tenure track and an enrollment of about 400 undergraduate and 30 graduate students. The Department offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering. The department also has graduate programs that confer Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Department has research focus areas in Medical Device Design, Medical Imaging, and Regenerative Medicine/Tissue Engineering.
The University of Cincinnati is a culturally diverse urban campus and has the distinction of being 1 of 3 recognized Research 1 institutions (top tier research intensive) in Ohio and one of 115 in the nation. It is in the top 6% of public universities according to the NSF HERD rankings. The University has embarked on a new strategic direction, “NEXT lives here”, with the goal of leading urban public universities like UC into a new era of innovation and impact of which BME should take a prominent role: https://www.uc.edu/strategicdirection.html.
The university boasts a student body of over 46,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906, and is required for all engineering undergraduates. Additional information about the department, college and university can be found at http://ceas.uc.edu/biomedical-engineering.html.