Assistant/Associate Professor - Translational Medicine Institute
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Colorado State University offers a curriculum that integrates exceptional classroom learning and in-depth engineering practice for an unparalleled educational experience. Made up of 38 faculty members, 8 staff members, 1200 undergraduate students, and 150 graduate students, mechanical engineering is one of the largest departments on CSU’s campus. State-of-the-art labs provide unmatched, hands-on experience to help undergraduate students conceptualize industry environments; and, $7.5M in annual research funding, provides groundbreaking opportunities focusing on health, materials, and energy, for graduate students to enhance their educational concentrations. Award-winning faculty offer industry and academic perspective, equipping each graduate with the tools needed to obtain leading positions in advanced technology fields.
Further information about the Department can be found at www.engr.colostate.edu/me/.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University invites applications for at least one tenure/tenure-track faculty position at the level of an assistant professor or associate professor. Candidates with research and teaching expertise in all areas of biomedical engineering and related mechanical engineering areas are encouraged, particularly those with the following interests that synergistically strengthen current departmental research and teaching activities.
Regenerative medicine and tissue engineering (see Translational Medicine Institute below)
- Neural engineering
- Biosolid mechanics
- Biomaterials and biofabrication
This faculty position will be a full-time nine-month appointment starting for Fall semester 2018. Successful candidates will be expected to build and maintain a strong, internationally recognized research program supported through external funding, to enhance the Department’s educational programs, and to provide service to the University and broader community. Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in our mechanical and biomedical engineering curricula at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and develop advanced courses in his or her areas of expertise.
More information about the department can be found at www.engr.colostate.edu/me
Required Job Qualifications
A Ph.D. or equivalent in mechanical engineering or a closely related field is required.
Candidates must exhibit ability and enthusiasm to teach courses in the Department’s undergraduate and graduate curriculum and demonstrate a personal and professional commitment to diversity.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Candidates should demonstrate great promise for extraordinary scholarship, and preferably have post-doctoral experience in an academic, government, or industrial setting.
Special Instructions to Applicants
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
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Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Search Contact Christian Puttlitz, Christian.Puttlitz@colostate.edu
Job Duty Category Teaching Duty/Responsibility
Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in our mechanical engineering curriculum at the undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. levels, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and develop advanced courses in his or her areas of expertise
Percentage Of Time 40 Job Duty Category Research Duty/Responsibility
Successful candidates are expected to build and maintain a strong, internationally recognized research program supported through external funding
Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty Category Service Duty/Responsibility
Provide service to the University and broader community