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Dr Verbridge stands in the middle of a group -- his students -- in his biomedical engineering lab
Dr Verbridge in his lab with students

 

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Alumni and External Relations Manager

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Reporting to BEAM Department Head and the Director of Alumni Relations in the VT College of Engineering, the Alumni and External Relations Manager develops, coordinates, promotes, maintains and evaluates comprehensive alumni relations program that strategically aligns with the broader advancement (development, alumni relations, communications) and recruitment goals of the college and university. The Alumni and External Relations Manager will also serve as the primary liaison between the Department and industry partners cultivating relationships to support student engagement and career development. Read more.

Graduate Coordinator

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The Graduate Coordinator for the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering Sciences (SBES) program in the VT Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM) Department, will provide accurate, timely advising services and graduate program coordination related to degree requirements and academic course options for master and doctoral level degrees at three locations (Blacksburg, Roanoke, and Winston Salem). Learn more here.

Assistant Director of Operations

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Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Assistant Director of Operations will assist in managing all the fiscal and business activities of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM) Department. Primary responsibilities will include assisting the Director in management of the fiscal and business operations of the Department, assisting faculty in administering research projects, financial reporting, assist with budget analysis and tracking, and assisting with continuous monitoring and reconciliation of all fiscal activities to ensure compliance with university policies and procedures, and supervision and training of BEAM fiscal staff.

Tenure-track Engineering Mechanics Assistant or Associate Professor

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BEAM invites applications for a tenure line faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level, effective August 2022.  Applications are welcomed in all areas of engineering mechanics, including dynamical systems, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, and biomechanics, with expertise in theoretical, computational, and/or experimental methods. Preference will be given to applications with scholarly interests that include application of engineering mechanics to problems in human health. We are seeking candidates motivated to contribute to a collegial, interdisciplinary community with a strong tradition of both fundamental and applied research, high quality teaching and mentoring.

Tenure-track Biomedical Engineering Assistant Professor

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BEAM invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level, effective August 2022, in areas related to biomedical imaging or tissue engineering as well as broader interests in theoretical, computational, and/or experimental methods. Data driven research/teaching applications is also preferred. We are seeking candidates motivated to contribute to a collegial, interdisciplinary community with a strong tradition of both fundamental and applied research, high quality teaching and mentoring.

We are an interdisciplinary department with faculty having broad interests spanning engineering, science, mathematics, and medicine. Offering BS, MS, and PhD degrees in engineering mechanics and in biomedical engineering, the department currently has 42 faculty members, and is home to over 200 undergraduate and nearly 200 graduate students. BEAM’s graduate BME program is ranked #33 by US News & World Report. 

Biomedical Engineering Instructor

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BEAM invites applications for a full-time instructor position to begin in August 2022.  The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of continuation dependent upon performance. Duties will include teaching undergraduate laboratory courses in biomedical engineering, including a cell engineering laboratory course and bioinstrumentation laboratory course.  Additional opportunities may be available to teach other undergraduate courses in biomedical engineering.

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