Position Description & Details: DescriptionThe University of North Dakota (UND) is searching to hire up to three assistant, associate or full professor faculty members with expertise in biomedical engineering. These are 9-month non-tenure-track positions. The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to UND’s undergraduate and graduate programs in biomedical engineering. These positions are contingent upon availability of funding. These positions may be on campus or remote, depending on the needs of the program.

The successful candidate will be appointed to a faculty position in the academic department most appropriate to their area of expertise, which is expected to be in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science or the Department of Mechanical Engineering, but will primarily serve the Biomedical Engineering programs in the College of Engineering and Mines. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience using innovative teaching methods and working with students to develop new biomedical devices or technologies.

Duties & Responsibilities The successful applicant must have a demonstrated dedication to excellence in engineering education.  The successful applicant will have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. The successful applicant will have the following primary responsibilities and duties:

    Instruction in the area of biomedical engineeringTeaching a 2/2 course load or greater, both on-campus and at-a-distance, potentially including both classroom and laboratory settings.  Advising students in course planning and fulfilling graduation requirements.Communicating effectively in English with students, families, faculty, staff and other professional colleagues in person and at-a-distance (phone, email, etc.)Utilizing computer hardware and software to carry out teaching, research, and service responsibilities to their departmentOperating laboratory equipment and instrumentation appropriate to the candidate’s fieldParticipating in school, college/university, and professional service activitiesConducting engineering scholarly activities including grant preparation and submission, mentoring of graduate student researchers, publication of results, and development of an externally funded research program
Required Competencies:
    Broad knowledge of academic and commercial development relevant to medical devices and technologiesProven ability to operate effectively as a team player and leader who works effectively with superiors, peers, and subordinates and has strong interpersonal skills.
Minimum Requirements:
    PhD degree in a relevant engineering, science, or computing disciplineExperience using innovation and project-based methods to teach biomedical engineering Experience working directly for or with medical device companiesSuccessful completion of criminal history records check.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
    Experience and a strong publication record in biomedical engineering research Teaching experience in engineering discipline Experience or demonstrated ability working with diverse groups.
Hiring Salary/Start Date:The appointment is expected to begin May 16 or August 16, 2022.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:For full consideration, applications must be received by March 01, 2022 and include the following materials:

    Resume 4-page statement of teaching and research interestsNames and contact information of three (3) references
Questions may be directed to the search chair at [email protected]

Positions are open until filled.

Applicants that are offered a position will need to provide Official Transcripts to UND.

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application MaterialsPursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO StatementThe University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s PreferenceVeterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery StatementIn compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at UND.edu. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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