Teaching Faculty I,12 Month Salaried (The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering)

Job ID: 42641

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at the Florida A&M University - Florida State University College of Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a non-tenure track, full-time faculty position.


Major responsibilities for this position are those associated with teaching our undergraduate laboratory courses in biomedical engineering, including molecular and cellular engineering, biomechanics, and instrumentation. The candidate may also be expected to assist in developing and teaching senior biomedical engineering design courses that would involve all aspects of the design process for a new product/device.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in in biomedical engineering or a closely related engineering field. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong commitment to high-quality teaching, primarily though not exclusively, at the undergraduate level, service to the department and campus, and outreach activities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to motivate and inspire students are essential.

Contact Info

Dr. Ravi Chella (rchella@eng.famu.fsu.edu) Chemical and Biomedical Engineering FAMU-FSU College of Engineering 2525 Pottsdamer Street Room A158 Tallahassee, FL 32310

University Information

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering was established as a joint program of The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (a pre-eminent HBCU and Land Grant University) and The Florida State University (one of the nation’s ~100 Highest Research Activity Universities). The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering offers ABET accredited Bachelor of Science (B.S.) programs in chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The Department currently has 18 full-time faculty members as well as joint appointment and adjunct faculty. Currently, the Department has over 550 undergraduates and about 50 graduate students.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
Interested parties should apply online with a letter of interest, a statement of teaching interests and experience, a curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references. Applications must be received by December 15, 2017 to receive priority consideration, though the search will remain open until the position is filled. For more information, please contact the Search
Committee Chair, Dr. Ravi Chella, at rchella@eng.famu.fsu.edu.

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Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=ers/application/application_veterans_preference, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034. IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf The Department, College of Engineering, and associated Universities are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity, and have undertaken a number of initiatives in this regard.


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