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Faculty of Practice

University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio 45469
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  • Biomedical Engineering
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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Dayton invites applications for the position of Faculty of Practice.  Shared support for this non-tenured position comefrothe School of Engineering, the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department and thInnovation Laboratory, all part of the University of Dayton.


The Faculty of Practice will promote growth in our undergraduate and graduate students interested in Biomedical Engineering.  The successful candidate will promote and assist in soliciting new research contracts, increasing research productivity (publications, theses, dissertations, citations of publications, patents, etc.), contributinto curricular development activities (new courses at both graduatand undergraduate levels), and providing service to UD, UDRIindustrygovernment, and society. The Facultof Practicis expected tforgpartnerships with government laboratories and with local industry tsecure funded researcfrom federal agencies and industry. Furthermore, the Facultof Practicwill support ECE collaboration with the Bioengineering program in the Chemical &Materials Engineering Department as well as Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department and will enhance the reputation of the department of ECE, School of Engineering and the University of Dayton.


For a complete list of qualifications and to apply, please go to: .  A cover letter; including statements in support of the candidates qualifications for the required anpreferred attributes for this position are required for submission.  A curriculum vitae, a teaching statement including evidence of teaching effectiveness, a detailed research plan and thnames and contact information of four references are also required for submission.  Applications must be received by October 12017. Uoffers a competitive salary, attractive fringe benefitand a generous start-up package.


The department currently has 13 full time faculty, 320 undergraduate students, 100 masters students, and 70 doctoral students.  The ECE department has three centers of excellencincluding the CETRASE (Center of Excellence for Thin-Film Research and Surface Engineering)the Mumma Radar Lab (a center of excellence for distributed sensing), and the Vision Lab (a center of excellence for computer vision).  The University of Dayton (UD), and the University of Dayton ResearcInstitute (UDRI), generated $117 million in research in 2016. The Sensor Technology Office of UDRI works very closely with ECE faculty on a large number of research projects.  UD is ranked first among all Catholic universities for sponsored engineering research and second among all colleges and universities in the nation in materials research.  The University of Dayton is also home to a new $30 million Emerson Innovation Center, which opened in March, 2016.  Additionally, Dayton is the home of Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), where the largest U.S. Air Force research laboratory is located and is a significant source of research collaboration and funding for many faculty in the ECE department.


The University oDaytonfounded in 185bthSocietoMaryis a toten Catholic researcuniversity.  The University seeks outstanding, diverse facultand stafwho value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence iteaching, researcand artistic creativitythe development of the whole person, and leadership and servicithe local and global community.  To attain itCatholic and Marianist missionthe University is committed tthe principles of diversity, inclusioand affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices.  As an Affirmative Action and EquaOpportunity Employer, we wilnot discriminatagainst minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.


The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field such as Biomedical Engineering, and have an earned Ph.D. awarded in engineering.  The successful candidate will specialize in the areas of biomedical image processing, brain signal processing, biosensors or a closely related area.  The candidate will show evidence of effective teaching in their research area; articulate a strong research agenda in these research areas; and have an established record of research and scholarship.  Because of the need for collaborations with U.S. government agencies, and the need to access research facilities, U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.  The successful candidate will also have a strongly articulated commitment to teaching Electrical Engineering courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.  Candidate must have excellent written communication skills.


Desirable qualifications include leadership experience in an academic or industry research environment along with evidence of effective mentoring of a diverse population of studentand staff. Experience in academic course and program development and excellent oral communication skills is also desired.  For a complete list of preferred qualifications please go to the link below. 

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