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Assistant or Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering - Tenure track

TITLE: Apply Assistant or Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering - Tenure track
Engineering and Engineering Technology
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 11-01-2022
REPORTS TO: Department Chair

The position is a full-time, 9-month tenure-track faculty position for fall and spring semesters, with the possible option of summer school. Classes and other responsibilities are conducted primarily weekdays, but may include some evening classes, independent studies, and online teaching. Attendance will also be required at some evening and weekend events.


Primary responsibilities include classroom and laboratory-based teaching and research in the ABET-accredited Engineering and Engineering Technology programs, developing student research projects, curriculum development, advising students, and serving on various university committees. Teaching duties include undergraduate teaching with the possibility of graduate (MS-level) teaching. Primary teaching areas may include: Biosignal processing, Biosensors, Biomaterials, and/or general engineering (such as Introduction to Engineering Practice or Introduction to Engineering Design). Existing Biomedical Engineering lab space includes a complete gait lab and signal processing equipment.


LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to teaching and research at a dynamic Christian University where the integration of faith and academic excellence is paramount. The candidate must be in genuine agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith and Community Covenant for life and work at LeTourneau. Faculty candidates at all levels are sought for the tenure-track position.


Applicants must have earned or be close to finishing a PhD in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field such as mechanical or electrical engineering. Expertise is preferred in Biosignal Processing, Biosensors, or Biomaterials. Experience teaching introduction to engineering/design courses is valued. Applicants must have a strong commitment to laboratory-based undergraduate engineering. Priority will be given to candidates with a BS degree in an Engineering field from an ABET accredited institution and a PhD in an Engineering field. Industry work experience is also valued. Successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of outstanding potential in teaching, as well as strong potential to lead students in research. The ability to advise graduate students and secure outside research funding is also highly valued.

SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, completed application, and copies of unofficial transcripts. Faculty Applications are available at and should be submitted electronically to:

Office of the Provost
LeTourneau University
PO Box 7001
Longview, TX 75601


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.



The School of Engineering and Engineering Technology offers ABET accredited degrees in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, engineering (general), electrical and computer engineering, and engineering technology. Biomedical engineering students will earn degrees from the mechanical engineering, engineering (general), and electrical and computer engineering programs while pursuing either a biomechanics focus or biomedical engineering concentration.


LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. 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 over 190,000, 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.

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