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Assistant/Associate Professor in Biomechanics (Multiple Positions)

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor in Biomechanics (Multiple Positions)

    The Department of Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering (MBE) at Boise State University invites applications for multiple open-rank tenure/tenure-track faculty positions (assistant or associate professors). Applicants should have a commitment to excellence in teaching and to making significant contributions in research. Senior applicants should have established track records of research, teaching and external funding. Junior applicants should articulate research programs that have promise for external funding. All outstanding candidates will be considered, but preference will be given to applicants working in the areas of:

    Biomechanics/Biomaterials/Medical Devices
    Energy Systems
    Advanced Manufacturing
    Applied Controls

    The MBE Department is the 2nd largest STEM Department on campus and the largest Department in the vibrant College of Engineering, which was ranked 6th in the US News & World Report’s 2015 list of best undergraduate engineering programs at public universities (West region). In addition to a highly-regarded undergraduate program, faculty enjoy a dynamic intellectual environment in which they can pursue world-class scholarship with a culture of cross-disciplinary activities. The Department and College of Engineering offer multiple Master’s and PhD level degree programs. We have established strategic relationships with key campus Departments, industry partners and health-care providers throughout the region to strengthen research opportunities and enhance student experiences.

    Boise State University is the largest university in Idaho, with enrollment of more than 22,000 students. The University is located in Idaho’s capital city and largest metropolitan area, which serves as the government, business, high-tech, economic and cultural center of the state. Time Magazine ranked Boise #1 in 2014 for "getting it right" with a thriving economy, a booming cultural scene, quality health care and a growing University. also ranked Boise first among the top 10 cities to raise a family in 2014, thanks to an abundant quality of life: a family-friendly culture, a vibrant downtown and great outdoor recreation, including skiing, rafting, camping, fishing and biking. To further enhance the superb quality of life Boise offers, the University has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers, while meeting personal and family responsibilities.

    REQUIREMENTS: Earned PhDs in Mechanical Engineering or closely related fields are required at the time of appointment.

    TO APPLY: Qualified applicants should submit application materials to the MBE Faculty Application, located at:

    Application materials should include cover letters, CVs, statements of teaching and research interests and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin August 17, 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled.