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10-18-2007, 09:41 AM
The Department of Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering at Boise State
University seeks candidates for a tenure-track opening in our growing
emphasis area of biomedical engineering. In particular, we seek
high-energy, collaborative, and creative individuals who are dedicated
to making significant contributions in scholarship and teaching. Faculty
members are sought who strive to integrate scholarship with teaching
involving both undergraduate and graduate students.

The successful candidate will be expected to make balanced
contributions in teaching, research, and service; supervise
undergraduate and graduate students; collaborate with existing faculty
and local industry; and develop sustainable funded research programs.
Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and interest in
biomechanics, biomechanical modeling, and related areas. Appointments
are targeted for the assistant professor level; however, candidates with
exceptional qualifications will be considered for appointment at the
associate professor level. An earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or
Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field and demonstrated
potential for excellence in research and education are required.

The College of Engineering is particularly dynamic and collegial, with
rapidly growing graduate programs, widely respected ABET accredited
undergraduate programs and a 12th place ranking in the 2006 US News &
World Report among public comprehensive institutions. In addition the
college enjoys strong support from the high tech industry located in
Idaho and the Intermountain West. Boise State University is a member of
the state system of higher education and is the largest university in
Idaho, with an enrollment of more than 19,000 students and has many
family-friendly policies in place. The university is located in
Idaho’s capital city and largest metropolitan area, which serves as
the government, business, economic, health care, and cultural center of
the state. The Boise area is home to an expanding array of high
technology companies, regional medical centers, and a growing service
industry. The city is convenient to outdoor recreation including
world-class white water rivers, skiing, mountain biking, hunting,
fishing, and camping.

To be considered for this position, qualified applicants should submit
a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of
teaching interests, and contact information for at least three
professional references to: Dr. Steve Tennyson, Mechanical & Biomedical
Engineering, 1910 University Drive, Boise State University, Boise,
Idaho, 83725-2075. Applications may also be emailed to
bblank@boisestate.edu. Review of applications will begin on November
15, 2007 and will continue until a qualified applicant pool is
established. Boise State University is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Veterans Preference.