East Carolina University - Greenville, NC

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Assistant Professor

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This is a full time faculty positions in the Department of Engineering at the assistant professor level. The Department offers a BS in Engineering with concentrations in Biomedical Engineering, Bioprocess Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. There are currently 17 faculty and over 400 undergraduate engineering majors. The department plans to continue to grow the undergraduate program and is also working on a proposal to develop a graduate biomedical engineering program in collaboration with the ECU Brody School of Medicine and the new ECU dental school. The primary emphasis areas for engineering faculty are teaching excellence in our undergraduate program, service to develop the quality and reputation of the Engineering program, and contributing to the research mission of the university. Active involvement in outreach to industry is highly valued. Candidates should be committed to innovation and creativity in engineering education methods and approaches. Applicants in a wide range of biomedical engineering related disciplines will be considered but those with professional, research and/or teaching experience in areas such as electromagnetics, imaging, data acquisition, neural stimulation, and implanted biomedical devices are especially sought. Teaching assignments can range from core engineering courses such as statics, circuits, controls, and thermal systems to concentration courses in specialized areas such as biomedical instrumentation. For more information about ECU Engineering please see and for information on the College of Technology & Computer Science, please see . The anticipated effective start date is August 2012.

Salary of this position will be commensurate with education and experience. Areas of interest include electromagnetic field measurement and analysis, imaging, implanted medical devices, neural stimulation, field potential modeling in tissue, and other related areas.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a terminal degree in biomedical or electrical engineering or a related field from a regionally accredited institution and demonstrate the potential for developing a research program at ECU. Preferred experiences include background in engineering education and knowledge of continuous improvement processes and ABET accreditation requirements. Industry experience, including FCC compliance testing, and registration as a Professional Engineer are also desired along with background or interest in outreach activities involving industry, community colleges, and K-12 programs. Experience in obtaining external funding, grant preparation and a record of scholarship are also desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a statement of research interest and a statement of teaching interest online.

Review of applications will begin February 21, 2012 and continue until the positions are filled.

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East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University that accommodates individuals with disabilities. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY). Proper documentation of identity and employability is required at the time of employment.

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Assistant Professor

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Resume / Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter / Letter of Interest Additional Document #1 Additional Document #2


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