Assistant Professor - Joint Appt in Bioengineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Oakland University
  • Rochester, MI, USA
  • Nov 04, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

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The Departments of Bioengineering (BE) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Oakland University (OU) invite applicants for a tenure-track faculty position with joint appointments in BE and ECE at the rank of Assistant Professor of Engineering starting in August 2022. The primary appointment will be in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. We encourage applicants with interdisciplinary expertise from various areas of bioengineering and electrical and computer engineering to apply. Teaching, research, or applied experience in artificial intelligence, imaging, electronics and controls in prosthetics, bio/medical devices and instrumentation, or related areas are preferred.

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related fields. ABD will be considered. Research and teaching with commitment to excellence is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop ECE and BE undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories, initiate, and integrate strong research programs, direct graduate students, and attract external research funding. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized public doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, in Southeastern Michigan. The University has 19,000 students and offers 142 bachelor's degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. OU is situated within the Automotive Industry hub, adjacent to the Oakland Technology Park, and within the Oakland County Automation Alley.

OU offers an exemplary fringe benefit package. TheECE Department has 20 faculty members and offers BSE, MS, and Ph.D. programs with research and teaching. The BE Department, established in 2019, has 11 jointly appointed, interdisciplinary faculty members and offers a BSE program and works closely with OU's Biological and Biomedical Sciences graduate program and School of Medicine.

Preferred and Required Qualifications


Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related fields. ABD will be considered.

Application Details

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with a detailed curriculum vita, a teaching statement, a research statement and unofficial transcripts at https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/22842. Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g. through mentoring pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Darrin Hanna at dmhanna@oakland.edu. For full consideration applications should be submitted by January 31, 2022. Review will continue until the position is filled. Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.


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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Oakland University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com


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