Mechanical Engineering and Physical Therapy Faculty - Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State University is seeking a Mechanical or Biomechanical Engineer for a joint tenure-track position in the School of Engineering and the Department of Physical Therapy. This person will be qualified to teach dynamics, and system dynamics and control. The successful applicant will also provide engineering support to a top-quality motion analysis laboratory at the University and develop a research agenda within that laboratory. The person in this position will have the opportunity to work with graduate and/or undergraduate engineering and Doctor of Physical Therapy students working in the motion analysis lab in support of clinical and/or research activities. The expectation is that this candidate will also be able to provide technical support for clinical gait analysis for local hospitals.
The Mechanical Engineering Program offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) degree as well as a Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) degree. The BSE program includes mandatory co-op education experiences and an extensive experiential learning component. The MSE program emphasizes professional practice as well as applied research. The successful applicant will be expected to support these programs.