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10-29-2007, 12:07 PM
IMMEDIATE OPENING- Faculty positions in BIOMECHANICS/BIOMATERIALS/ CLINICAL ENGINEERING



The institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang-Ming University (NYMU) Taiwan ( http://www.ym.edu.tw) is seeking full time professorship faculties with expertise in Biomechanics/ Biomaterials/ Clinical Engineering ( Regenerative medicine).



1. Two positions in Biomechanics: earned PhD degree with expertise in Biomechanics, Ergonomics, and Medical Device Design and Manufacture. Teaching undergraduate required courses: Calculus, Biophysics, Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Biomechanics, Kinematic Design Theory. Selected courses: Computer-Aided Engineering, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, Ergonomics, Computer-Aided Engineering, Manufacture of Medical Device, Experimental Design, Medical Device Design and Patent Analysis.



2. Two positions in Biomaterials: earned PhD degree with expertise in Biomaterial, Bio-Nano technology, Transport Phenomena, Biosensor. Teaching undergraduate required courses: Calculus, Biophysics, Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Organic Chemistry, Material Science. Selected courses: Fluid Mechanics, Transport Phenomena, Bio-Nano Engineering, Instrumental Analysis, Interfacial Phenomena, Biosensor, and Bioreactor.



3. Three positions in Clinical Engineering: earned MD/PhD degrees with expertise in Regenerative Medicine, Translational Medicine. Teaching undergraduate required courses: Biophysics, Biology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Biostatistics. Selected courses: Biological Models and Simulations, Systems, Bioengineering in Cells, Cardiovascular, Neural Systems and Genes to Cells.


Candidates must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate area, an established record of Scholarship, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and service. The successful candidate will be expected to secure extramural research funding and assume teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Post-doctoral/ university teaching experience and an established research program are preferred.

The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (iBME) was established in 1984 as the fourth graduate program at NYMU and the first Biomedical engineering graduate institute in the nation (http://bme.ym.edu.tw) offering B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The institute values diversity in all its forms, the research grants/ awarded patterns and publications are top ranked in the nation.

The educational and research environment is enriched by the considerable breadth and diversity of faculty expertise and educational opportunities for students. Currently, the institute has 11 core professors, 12 adjunct professors and 10 affiliated faculties covering four fields, namely Bioelectronics, Biomechanics, Biomaterials and Clinical Engineering. There are 193 enrolled iBME students of which 98 are working toward Master degrees and 95 are pursuing PhD degrees, and expecting 30 undergraduate students in Fall semester 2008.

Yang-Ming University is the top ranked national university in Taiwan, locates high on a hill in a quiet wooded setting minutes from downtown Taipei city.



Applications should include



1. A cover letter describing interests and qualifications for the position,

2. Detail Curriculum vitae,

3. Relevant teaching experience including teaching outline and plan for the designed courses,

4. Research field and career development including the outlines of proposal,

5. Three recent publications (proving at least one published paper in pdf format),

6. At least three recommendation letters,

7. The name, e-mail address, address, and telephone number of three individuals who provide recommendation letters and are willing to provide references,

8. Copy of Diploma or a letter from your major academic professor indicating the expected time of graduation,

9. Other referable documents to support your application.



Please direct all correspondence via certified mail and email no later than 15th of December 2007 to:
Sai-Wei Yang, Ph.D.
Chair, Search Committee
Institute of Biomedical Engineering,
National Yang-Ming University.

No 155 Sec.2, LiNong St., Taipei, Taiwan 112

Email: swyang@ym.edu.tw

TEL: (8862)-28218980, FAX:(8862)-28210847


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Sincerely yours,
SaiWei Yang, Ph.D. & Chairperson 楊世偉 敬上
Institute of Biomedical Engineering,陽明大學醫工所
Rehabilitation Engineering & Biomechanics Lab.
National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan 112
TEL:8862-28267023, FAX:8862-28210847
Email: swyang@ym.edu.tw, http://rehab.ym.edu.tw