Essential Functions: Wayne State University's Department of Biomedical Engineering has an opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for a candidate with a passion for teaching, mentoring, and applied research in the area of injury biomechanics.Essential Functions:Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department.Provide mentoring to students.Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, as applicable.Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.Perform related Departmental duties as required.
Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering; with thesis work and emphasis in the biomechanics of trauma. PhD must be conferred by August 17, 2021.Evidence of successful college teaching experience of Biomedical Engineering or related courses.Evidence of research participation and dissemination of research findingsDemonstrated expertise in the ability to use various types of research techniques to advance knowledge of human response to injury. Demonstrated or has the potential to conduct scholarly works using experimental or computational methods.
Internal Number: 76_208485
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.