Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics


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.

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

Applications must be submitted online to, posting #TR0160147 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,