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Location: Akron, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Years of Experience:
Internal Number: 13219
The holder of the Donovan Chair will encourage women enrolled in UA undergraduate and graduate engineering programs to undertake and complete engineering degrees. The Chair holder will work to generate interest in studying math and science among female elementary and high school students, as well as support programs to achieve this end. Mrs. Donovan and The University of Akron College of Engineering and Polymer Science believe that the establishment of the permanent Donovan Chair will level the playing field and make engineering education more accessible for women.
Applicants are expected to contribute to our core mission in teaching and research as well as establish outreach activities that increase women’s participation in engineering for K-12, undergraduate, and graduate students. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent, extramurally funded research program, and have a passionate interest in teaching and mentorship.
The Donovan Chair will:
Beyond the Chair’s work as a role model, objectives would be to:
Additionally, the Chair holder shall be an academician with a strong and demonstrated history of active support of women in engineering programs.
Candidates should have a Doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related discipline with a biomedical engineering emphasis. Research publications and teaching record should be consistent with the appointment of associate professor with tenure.
Post-doctoral training is preferable but not required. Prior experience and a commitment to continue working with and teaching diverse populations will be valued. Research experience in all related fields in Biomedical Engineering will be considered.