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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Instructor
Faculty Rank: Instructor
Posting Number: TR0160147
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM) at Virginia Tech is seeking non-tenure track Instructors for two positions that will start on August 10, 2017. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of continuation dependent upon performance and availability of funding. Duties will include teaching undergraduate mechanic courses, particularly statics, dynamics, and mechanics of materials. Additional opportunities may be available to teach undergraduate courses in engineering science and mechanics and/or biomedical engineering.

Applications must be submitted online to www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #XXXX and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least four professional references, and a teaching statement. Screening will begin on December 15, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Virginia Tech is committed to the principle of diversity and seeks a broad and diverse spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Ms. Kristie Verniel, 540-231-8191, kristie@vt.edu.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or a M.S. in Engineering Mechanics, Biomedical Engineering, or a related discipline. Candidates with an M.S. degree must have taken a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours of courses related to engineering mechanics.

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience in a university or college is preferred as is experience in laboratory Instruction and/or experience in the biomedical engineering field.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Applications must be submitted online to www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #XXXX and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least four professional references, and a teaching statement. Screening will begin on December 15, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Department: Dept of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 10/28/0016
Review Begin Date: 12/15/0016
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, 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 any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/70686

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents