Old Dominion University (ODU) is seeking applications for the next Executive Director of The Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics. The successful applicant will have a strong record of funded research in the general field of Bioelectrics, which includes biology, engineering and biomedical engineering, as well as proven expertise as an educator and mentor and be qualified for appointment to the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor. A competitive start-up package will be provided. The Executive Director reports to the Vice President for Research and has an academic appointment in one of the University’s Colleges.
The Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics is an interdisciplinary, department-like University Research Center, composed of approximately 75 members, including seventeen tenured/tenure-track and research faculty, trained in the fields of biomedicine and engineering. Currently active research programs total nearly $6 million and focus on Cancer Therapeutics, Cardiopulmonary Disease, fundamental mechanisms of Cell and Tissue Electromodulation, Plasma Bioengineering and Pulse Power Engineering. Center faculty enjoy productive collaborations with faculty in the Colleges of Engineering, Sciences and Health Sciences, as well as with the neighboring Eastern Virginia Medical School.
The Center occupies new laboratories equipped with state of the art core equipment. An AALAC-certified vivarium is located within the same building. Founded in 1930, ODU is a public, metropolitan University that enrolls nearly 25,000 students in seven Colleges, employs >800 tenure/tenure-track faculty and has annual research expenditures of >$70 million. It is located in Norfolk, Virginia, part of the beautiful coastal Hampton Roads communities, http://www.virginia.org/regions/hamptonroads/ , 200 miles south of Washington, D.C. Additional information about the Center and ODU can be found at https://www.odu.edu/bioelectrics.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research statement, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references at https://jobs.odu.edu/ by clicking on Teaching and Research Faculty opportunities. Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant will have a strong record of funded research in the general field of Bioelectrics, which includes biology, engineering and biomedical engineering, as well as proven expertise as an educator and mentor and be qualified for appointment to the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive start-up package will be provided.
Old Dominion is a forward-focused, public, doctoral research extensive university for students who want a rigorous academic experience in a fast-paced and profoundly multicultural community.
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Old Dominion provides innovative and engaging teaching in nationally recognized programs such as aerospace engineering, bioelectrics, chemistry (biomass fuels), creative writing, criminal justice, electrical and computer engineering, engineering management and systems engineering, finance, history, international business, mathematics, modeling and simulation, nuclear physics, nursing, oceanography, physical therapy, psychology, sensors and robotics, special education and technology teacher education. ODU ranks third among all Virginia colleges and universities for the number of Outstanding Faculty Awards it has received in the State Council of Higher Education’s annual recognition program.
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