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TT Assistant/Associate Professor

Bio-Medical Engineering

Reports To:
Chairman Dr. Pfister

Position Type:

Position Summary:
The Biomedical Engineering Department at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor beginning the 21-22 academic year.
Research expertise should fit and benefit from our collaborative research activities within the department, the Centers of Research at NJIT and neighboring institutes including the Center for Rehabilitation Robotics: centers.njit.edu/rehabilitation and the Center for Injury Biomechanics, Materials and Medicine (centers.njit.edu/cibm3). Specialties of interest include biorobotic design and fabrication, neural engineering, neuro-rehabilitation engineering, nervous system injury and orthopedic injury, sensors and control systems, computational and experimental biomechanics, biomaterials and tissue engineering. Biomedical Engineering at NJIT is ranked #6 as the best BME program in the nation by Best College Reviews https://www.bestcollegereviews.org/top/bachelors-degrees-in-biomedical-engineering/. It offers a vibrant engineering community environment and exciting opportunities for research and education. Interdisciplinary centers and institutes across the campus (http://centers.njit.edu/) provide access to comprehensive, state-of-the-art core facilities and facilitate collaborative research activities. Our department has just established a new state-of-the-art core facility for conducting a broad range of movement experiments is the ~1,900 ft2 collaborative Motion Capture Lab, including 16 Vicon cameras, a Bertec instrumented treadmill, a 16-channel electromyography system, 13 ft ceiling, and a 45 ft gantry system. Universities, research institutes and industrial facilitates in the vicinity of NJIT further increase collaboration opportunities and access to experimental equipment.

Essential Functions:
Teaching and Research
Student advisement and university service

Prerequisite Qualifications:
Must have an earned Doctorate in Biomedical Engineering or related field

Bargaining Unit:


Special Instructions to Applicants:
A cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and names of at least three references should be included in the application package. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. An EEO employer, NJIT offers a welcoming and supportive community of students and colleagues and encourages applications from diverse individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Diversity is a core value of NJIT and we are committed to make diversity, equity and inclusion, part of everything we do. We celebrate the diversity of our university community and are sensitive to cultural and personal differences. We strive to cultivate an inclusive campus culture that promotes excellence among our faculty, staff and students. Building a robust and diverse community is critical to NJIT’s continuing status as a premier institution of higher education and a leading polytechnic university.


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