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Biomedical Engineering - Assistant/Associate Professor

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TITLE:Biomedical Engineering - Assistant/Associate Professor
School of Engineering and Engineering Technology
 
DATE POSTED: Friday, February 28, 2014
LOCATION: Longview
REPORTS TO: Dean, School of Engineering and Engineering Technology

SCHEDULE:

The position is a full-time, tenure track position with teaching during the fall and spring semesters, with the possibility of summer school teaching. Classes and other responsibilities are conducted primarily weekdays, but will include some evening classes and independent studies. Attendance will also be required at some evening and weekend events.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of significant scholarly endeavors, innovative curriculum development, advising students, and serving on university committees.

QUALIFICATIONS:

LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to teaching at a small, dynamic Christian university where the integration of faith and academic excellence is paramount. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Biomedical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering and must demonstrate excellent teaching skills as well as the potential to develop significant scholarly research.   Specific areas of interest include solid mechanics and biomechanics. Information on the engineering program at LeTourneau can be found at the School of Engineering and Engineering Technology web-page: http://www.letu.edu/Academics/Engineering/index.html

DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: August 15, 2014

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received, and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170. 
 
Applications are required and are available form http://www.letu.edu/jobs or from Academic Affairs, LeTourneau University, P.O. Box 7001, 2100 S. Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX 75607-7001. Send completed application, a current resume, and unofficial graduate transcript to:
 
Dr. Steven Mason, Associate Provost – Dean of Faculty, LeTourneau University
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-3201
Phone (903) 233-3200
Web Address: www.letu.edu

E-mail address: GerrieForbis@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

Inspired by faith and a spirit of ingenuity, LeTourneau University integrates learning, living and Christian leadership in a community of integrity, academic quality and technological innovation.

LeTourneau University is a regionally accredited interdenominational Christ-centered university offering undergraduate degrees in aviation, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health care management, health science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, the liberal arts, psychology, the sciences and theology. Graduate degree offerings include business administration, health care administration, counseling, education, engineering, marriage & family therapy, psychology and strategic leadership.

Nearly 2,730 students attend LeTourneau University. Around 1,350 of these students are enrolled in programs at LETU's residential campus, while more than 1,380 make up the university's global campus, attending classes online and at educational centers in Dallas and Houston.

LETU students typically represent all 50 states, nearly 30 countries, and more than 50 denominational groups. The SAT average of entering residential freshmen is often 140-160 points above the national average and indicate a strong academic quality, although provision is made for students with lower scores who possess evidence of potential achievement.

LeTourneau has been consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges." LeTourneau University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. The business program is accredited by IACBE. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of 150,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See http://www.letu.edu for more information.

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