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Instructor of Mechanics

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Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Engineering
Department: Biomedical Engineering & Mechanics
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Engineering

Job Description

The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics at Virginia Tech invites applications for a full-time instructor position, to begin in January 2022. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of continuation dependent upon performance.

Duties will include teaching undergraduate mechanics courses in topics such as statics, dynamics, and solid mechanics, as well as undergraduate laboratory courses in biomedical engineering. Additional opportunities may be available to teach other undergraduate courses in engineering science and mechanics and/or biomedical engineering.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a M.S. in Engineering Mechanics, Biomedical Engineering, or a related discipline, by date of hire, with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours of courses related to engineering mechanics.

Preferred Qualifications

• A Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics, Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline.
• Teaching experience in a university or college, especially in courses involving engineering mechanics
• Knowledge of bioinstrumentation and cell engineering
• Teaching experience in a laboratory setting

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date


Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check. Application materials must include: Cover Letter, CV, References, and Teaching Statement.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Cristina Rosa Castaner at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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