Faculty Positions

The Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES) is a unique partnership that consists of 95 faculty across ten departments, nine research institutes, and four medical schools. We are embarking on an exciting growth plan that will double our faculty by adding 50 positions within the next 5 years. Individuals with a PhD in biomedical engineering or related degree are encouraged to apply for the following positions:

Positions Available from Virginia Tech

Tenured/Tenure-Track faculty at the assistant or associate level

The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM) invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. Faculty candidates are sought from the broad spectrum of cancer research from an engineering and mechanics perspective. Neuro-oncology is a key focus area at Virginia Tech; however, qualified candidates in other cancers will also be considered. Special attention will be given for applicants who have expertise in translational cancer research for emerging technologies to identify, treat, and protect against cancer. The successful candidate will initiate and maintain an active research program and contribute to the educational mission of the Department.
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Tenure track/tenured faculty at the assistant or associate level, mechanics of smart energy materials

The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM) at Virginia Tech seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level in the broad area of mechanics of smart energy materials. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise and interests in bio-inspired dynamical systems, nano-engineered systems, and advanced materials for energy applications as well as those candidates whose work is at the food, water, and energy nexus. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong research program and contribute to the educational mission of the department at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

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Full-Time Instructor of Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM) at Virginia Tech is seeking non-tenure track Instructors for two positions that will start on August 10, 2017. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of continuation dependent upon performance and availability of funding. Duties will include teaching undergraduate mechanic courses, particularly statics, dynamics, and mechanics of materials. Additional opportunities may be available to teach undergraduate courses in engineering science and mechanics and/or biomedical engineering.

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Positions Available from Wake Forest

Assistant Professor (Cancer focus):
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, part of the Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, has an excellent opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will initiate and maintain an active research program in cancer diagnosis or treatment, from basic to translational research. Wake Forest University School of medicine has North Carolina's #1 NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, ranked #11 in the United States according to US News. Recently, the Comprehensive Cancer Center received a six-story addition, and there are clinical trials ongoing in over 14 different cancer types. Centers of Excellence are established in the areas of Brain Tumors, Breast, and Prostate Cancer. Qualified candidates at the level of Associate and Full Professor will also be considered. See more about the CCC here.

Assistant Professor (General focus):
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, part of the Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, has an excellent opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professorship. The successful candidate will initiate and maintain active research programs and contribute to the educational mission of the department at the graduate level. We are seeking applicants across areas of biomedical engineering, synergistic with the current research strategic plan for Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Particular disease areas of interest include cancer, aging, diabetes, and regenerative medicine. Technology areas include imaging and nanomedicine. All areas in keeping with the research strategic plan will be considered. Qualified candidates at the level of Associate and Full Professor will also be considered.

Contact:  Jill Harrell, jeharrel@wakehealth.edu
For more information: http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Faculty/Faculty-Search-Results.htm?st=blank&cat=Biomedical%20Engineering