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Vanderbilt University is a private, internationally renowned research university located in vibrant Nashville, Tennessee. Its 10 distinct schools share a single cohesive campus that nurtures interdisciplinary activities. The School of Engineering currently comprises 91 tenured and tenure-track faculty, operates with an annual budget of over $100 million including $70 million of externally funded research, and teaches 1,300 undergraduate and over 400 graduate students. The School of Engineering over the past decade has been on a strong upward trajectory in its national and international stature and prominence, and is entering a period of growth in terms of faculty and facilities. In the 2013 rankings of graduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report, the School ranks 5th among programs with fewer than 100 faculty.

With a metro population of approximately 1.5 million people, Nashville has been named one of the 15 best U.S. cities for work and family by Fortune magazine, was ranked as the number one most popular U.S. city for corporate relocations by Expansion Management magazine, and was named by Forbes magazine as one of the 25 cities most likely to have the country's highest job growth over the coming five years. Major industries include tourism, printing and publishing, manufacturing, music production, higher education, finance, insurance, automobile production and health care management. Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

 

JOINT FACULTY POSITION in ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE AND CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING at VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

The Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Vanderbilt University (VUEECS and VUChBE), together with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE), invite applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position, with preference for appointment at the assistant or associate professor rank. We seek an outstanding candidate with demonstrated expertise at the intersection of energy, nanotechnology, and devices. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to develop a vibrant, externally funded research program, along with an equal commitment to outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. All junior faculty members hired in VUChBE (http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/chbe/) and VUEECS (http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/eecs/) in the past decade have received prestigious young investigator awards, such as NSF CAREER, PECASE, and DARPA CSSG. VINSE is the nucleus for nanoscale materials and device research at VU, and offers access to comprehensive and state-of-the-art core facilities. This opportunity is part of the School of Engineering's strategic direction in 'Energy and Natural Resources' and coincides with the construction of a new building slated for occupancy during the summer of 2016.

Ranked in the top 20 nationally, Vanderbilt University is a private, internationally renowned research university located on 330 park-like acres one and one-half miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Its ten distinct schools share a single cohesive campus that includes a co-located medical center and nurtures interdisciplinary activities. The School of Engineering currently comprises 91 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, operates with an annual budget of over $100 million, including $70 million from externally funded research, and serves 1,300 undergraduate and over 450 graduate students. In the 2013 rankings of graduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report, the School ranks 5th among programs with fewer than 100 faculty members.

With a metro population of approximately 1.5 million people, Nashville has been named one of the 15 best U.S. cities for work and family by Fortune magazine, was ranked as the number one most popular U.S. city for corporate relocations by Expansion Management magazine, and was named by Forbes magazine as one of the 25 cities most likely to have the country's highest job growth over the coming five years. Major industries include tourism, printing and publishing, technology manufacturing, music production, higher education, finance, insurance, automobile production and health care management.

Please submit applications electronically at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3047. These must include: a cover letter with names and contact information of at least three references, a CV, a statement of research, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applications received prior to 15 November 2013 will receive priority in evaluation. Vanderbilt University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the cultural and intellectual diversity of its faculty. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

 

JOINT FACULTY POSITION in CHEMICAL and BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING at VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

The Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University (VUChBE and VUBME) invite applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position. VUChBE/VUBME seeks an outstanding candidate who can synergistically leverage our interdisciplinary environment, including our co-located School of Medicine and College of Arts and Science, to establish a leading research program that applies engineering approaches to enhance tissue regeneration. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to develop a vibrant, externally funded research program, along with an equal commitment to outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. All levels will be considered, but senior candidates with translational research interests and the credentials to lead joint initiatives between engineering and medicine are particularly invited to apply. This opportunity is part of an interdisciplinary Vanderbilt research thrust in 'Medicine and Health' and leverages a new building, combining engineering and medicine in an integrated way among shared, open-format research space and projected for occupancy in summer of 2016. VUChBE (http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/chbe/) and VUBME (http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/bme/) exist at the scientific and geographic interface of Vanderbilt's research and clinical departments of its renowned medical center, making it an ideal location for engineering research in translational regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. Ranked in the top 20 nationally, Vanderbilt University is a private, internationally recognized research university located on 330 park-like acres one and one-half miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Its ten distinct schools share a single cohesive campus that nurtures interdisciplinary activities. Furthermore, interdisciplinary institutes including the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS), Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology (VICB), and Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) offer access to comprehensive and state-of-the-art core facilities.  Applications should be submitted electronically (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3013) and must include: a cover letter with names and contact information of at least three references, a CV, a statement of research and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applications received prior to 01 November 2013 will receive priority in evaluation. Vanderbilt University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the cultural and intellectual diversity of its faculty. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering:  Tenure-Track Assistant Professor:

Vanderbilt University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is seeking candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty position commencing Fall 2014. An appointment at the assistant professor level is anticipated but higher ranks may be considered for truly outstanding candidates. The successful candidate will have research expertise in environmental impacts associated with energy infrastructure, or, environmental or natural resources sustainability/security with a foundation in environmental engineering, risk sciences, or closely related field.  The successful candidate also will be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in civil and environmental engineering and graduate courses in his/her area of expertise. Synergy with the departmental and school research thrust areas is essential. The successful candidate will carry out high-impact independent research and collaborate effectively with researchers within and beyond the department. Successful candidates are also expected to develop an externally funded, nationally recognized research program and have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities will include core civil and/or environmental engineering courses, as well as advanced courses in his or her area of specialization. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D.  A P.E. registration is desirable.

Applications should be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2905. Applications should include (i) vitae and publication list, (ii) statement of research, (iii) statement of teaching, and (iv) four references. For questions or problems with the online application procedure, send an email to cee2-faculty-search@vanderbilt.edu. Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2013 or until the position is filled.

 

Founded in 1873, Vanderbilt is a private, coeducational university with approximately 6,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate and professional students. Vanderbilt University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action employer.