The Department of Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering at Boise State
University seeks candidates with expertise in solid body mechanics for a
tenure-track opening in our department. 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.
Responsibilities:
-Make balanced contributions in teaching, research, and service
-Supervise undergraduate and graduate students
-Collaborate with existing faculty and local industry
-Develop sustainable funded research programs
Appointments are targeted for the assistant professor level; however,
candidates with exceptional qualifications will be considered for
appointment at the associate professor level.
Minimum Qualifications:
-An earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field
-Demonstrated potential for excellence in research and education
-Have or be on track to obtain a Professional Engineering license
Preferred Qualification:
-Expertise and interests which complement the department’s research
activities in energy, biomechanics, and design
The College of Engineering is particularly dynamic and collegial, with
rapidly growing graduate programs, widely respected ABET accredited
undergraduate programs and within the top 15 of recent US News & World
Report rankings 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
whitewater rivers, skiing, mountain-biking, hunting, fishing, and
camping.

Application Procedures: 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: Search Committee Chair,
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, 2008 and will
continue until a qualified applicant pool is established.

Boise State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence
through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages
applications and nominations of women, persons of color, and members of
other underrepresented groups. EEO/AA Institution, Veterans preference.