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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Biomedical Research

Michigan State University


Location:
East Lansing, Michigan 48824
Date:
03/26/2018
2018-03-262018-04-25
Job Type:
Employee
Categories:
  • Biomedical Engineering
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Position Summary
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) and the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering (IQ) at Michigan State University invite applications for a tenure-system faculty position in the broad area of biomedical research. Candidates must have earned a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology or related field, with expertise in Neuroengineering. The position will be filled at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level depending on the qualifications and record of the successful candidate. The candidate is expected to establish a sustainable research program, make significant scholarly contributions to their discipline, be an effective teacher and mentor of both undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in institutional and professional service.

We are interested in developing programs in neuro-nanotechnology, neuroprosthetics, brain-computer and brain-machine interfaces. The research can range from developing microelectronics and nanosensors for brain stimulation and neuronal recordings to developing implantable neuroprosthetics and wireless nanosensors, as well as brain-machine interfaces for neuropresthetic control. We seek exceptional candidates who can develop such program and teach classes on neuroengineering and nanotechnology. The program will be part of the Neuroengineering division.

BME is housed in the new Institute of Quantitative Health Sciences and Engineering (IQ) and has a strong core of imaging scientists who work collaboratively across broad disciplines including: neuroengineering, motion analytics, developmental biology, system biology, synthetic biology, regenerative medicine, chemical biology and biomedical devices with an aim for clinical translation.

MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing and the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 470,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. Michigan State University is proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University.

Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/. Information about WorkLife at MSU and the College of Engineering can be found at http://www.egr.msu.edu/WE.

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. A member of the Association of American Universities, MSU is a research-intensive institution with 17 degree-granting colleges.

Required Degree
Doctorate - Biomedical Engineering/Applied Mathematics

Minimum Requirements
Candidates must have earned a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology or related field, with expertise in Neuroengineering.

Required Application Materials
Applicants must submit a detailed resume, a cover letter summarizing their qualifications, vision statements for teaching and research, and the names and contact information for at least three references.

Summary of Health Risks

  • Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.


Interested individuals should submit an application for this position through: http://careers.msu.edu and search for posting #490915. Applicants must submit a detailed resume, a cover letter summarizing their qualifications, vision statements for teaching and research, and the names and contact information for at least three references. We will begin reviewing the applications starting from February 28th. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis thereafter until the position is filled. Nominations or questions are welcome by contacting the search committee chair, Dr. Galit Pelled, through email at pelledga@msu.edu

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The university actively encourages applications or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.



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