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Tenure Track Faculty in Biomedical Engineering at San Diego State University

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  • Tenure Track Faculty in Biomedical Engineering at San Diego State University

    POSITION DESCRIPTION: The San Diego State University School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin August 2016 in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University (SDSU). The school is seeking an applicant who is a biomedical engineer, with transdisciplinary research experience in engineering, rehabilitation,
    biomechanics or a related field.

    Responsibilities will include teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences in the areas of biomechanics, kinetics, kinematics, EMG,motor control and/or related areas. These courses will include students from both the College of Engineering and Health and Human Services and emphasize collaborative, transdisciplinary learning experiences.

    This faculty member will work collaboratively on research projects with engineering, science, and rehabilitation faculty in the Smart Health Institute, a newly established Area of Excellence at San Diego State University. The ideal candidate will have strengths working with and building relationships with and collaborations among engineering and rehabilitation research faculty, including faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. This faculty member would spearhead and support translational research with biomedical sensor technologies. The research program would ideally focus on both developments of body worn biomedical sensors and translation of technology into rehabilitation applications.

    OTHER RESPONSIBIILITIES: Engage in research leading to peer-reviewed publications and external funding to support and promote further research. Mentor and supervise graduate student thesis projects. Engage in university, community, and professional service.

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: An earned terminal academic doctorate (PhD preferred) and postdoctoral experience in biomedical and rehabilitation research is preferred. Previous teaching experience and experience mentoring graduate students is highly desirable.

    SALARY: Commensurate with credentials and experience.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences is in the College of Health and Human Services, one of seven colleges at San Diego State University. San Diego State has an enrollment of over 34,000 students. For additional information visit the School ( and University ( websites. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation and is
    ranked No. 14 by U.S. News and World Report list as an Up-and-Coming University. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic serving institution with a commitment to diversity equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with a demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

    APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2015. Candidates should apply via Interfolio at

    The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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