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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Bioengineering

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This position will remain open until filled. Review of applicants will begin Jan 15, 2018. This position is anticipated to begin in August 2018. Please upload the following documents: 1) Cover Letter 2) Vita 3) Statement of Research, Teaching and Leadership 4) Contact information for references As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 004460
Working Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Bioengineering
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College College of Engineering (Col)
Department Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science nurtures a professional, collaborative and supportive learning community in which all stakeholders (students, faculty, industry sponsors and partners) can succeed

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science (MEES) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks candidates for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level in the area of bioengineering.
UNC Charlotte is one of the most rapidly growing universities in the nation, with strong research programs in biomedical engineering and sciences, nanotechnology, bioinformatics, optical science and engineering, manufacturing, 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 institutions including Carolinas Healthcare System and the Levine Cancer Institute.

Candidates are sought who either strengthen existing bioengineering expertise in biomaterials, mobility research, biopreservation, and organ on chip technologies, or extend that expertise to new and emerging areas including biomanufacturing, organ engineering, biosensors, biomedical devices, and orthopedic engineering. However, we encourage applications from candidates in any emerging area of bioengineering.

Applicants for more senior faculty positions must show evidence of intellectual leadership.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering, or a closely related field. In addition they must demonstrate significant accomplishments or outstanding potential in scholarship, teaching, research, and leadership. Successful candidates are expected to: 1) develop nationally and internationally recognized, externally funded research programs as evidenced by high-quality publications and successful mentoring of students; and 2) contribute to teaching, curriculum, and program development at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

This position will remain open until filled. Review of applicants will begin Jan 15, 2018. This position is anticipated to begin in August 2018.
Please upload the following documents:

1) Cover Letter
2) Vita
3) Statement of Research, Teaching and Leadership
4) Contact information for references

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 12/14/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 01/15/2018
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  4. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document