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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Educator, Biomedical Engineering - CEAS

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Date: Aug 11, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


Department of Biomedical Engineering

College of Engineering & Applied Science



The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for one full-time educator-track faculty position (Requisition #26167).


Successful candidates will assist in developing and executing engineering curriculum for the Medical Device Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program (MDIEP) within Biomedical Engineering.  The Medical Device Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program is a multi-disciplinary program dedicated to advancing clinical practice through medical device design.  The program involves the Colleges of Engineering, Medicine, Business and Design. The individual in the Educator position will focus on teaching and will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses focused on biomedical engineering in medical device design, assist in coordinating capstone experiences which could involve industry collaborators, advise graduate and undergraduate students, and participate in professional service (such as Departmental, College, or University Committees or professional society leadership). In addition, the successful candidate will participate in curriculum and course development. Rank, salary and startup funding will be negotiated commensurate with qualifications and experience.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   PhD in Biomedical Engineering or a related field or terminal Masters in Industrial Design is required.  In addition, a minimum of 3 years practicing medical device design as a full-time employee of a medical device or related consumer product company.  Alternatively, those with a BS degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related field and possess 8 years professional experience in medical device development will also be considered.


The Department of Biomedical Engineering currently has 32 associated faculty members and an enrollment of about 325 undergraduate and 40 graduate students. The Department offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering. The department also has graduate programs that confer Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Department has research focus areas in Cardiovascular Engineering, Medical Device Design, Medical Imaging, and Regenerative Medicine/Tissue Engineering.


The University of Cincinnati is a major research university in an urban and diverse community with a total annual research funding of $430M. The University’s research portfolio includes a broad range of activities spanning physical, social and life sciences, engineering, and medicine. These positions will provide an opportunity to form collaborative relationships within the college, across the university, and with regional industry.


The university boasts a student body of over 45,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges.  Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906, and is required for all engineering undergraduates. Additional information about the department, college and university can be found at


Application Process:  Create an Applicant Profile at and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter.  Officially apply to position #26167 under the ‘Additional Documents’ section, uploading your statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 26167


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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