The Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering at Union College invites applications for a three year Visiting Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering position, beginning Fall 2020. A Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field is required. Candidates expecting to complete their doctoral thesis before September 2020 are also welcome to apply. Excellent candidates in all areas of Biomedical Engineering will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in biomechanics or biomaterials.
Union College (www.union.edu) is a small and highly selective undergraduate institution with particular strengths in science and engineering and committed to the creative integration of science and engineering with the humanities and social sciences. The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to undergraduate education, teaching and mentoring a diverse student body, research with undergraduate students, and fostering a collaborative environment among faculty and students.
Please find the ad for this position at http://jobs.union.edu, and follow the application submission instructions. Increasing diversity and inclusiveness is a critical priority for Union and we expect applicants to address how they can further this goal in their cover letter. Applications should include a CV, a teaching statement, and a research statement. The teaching statement should include a reflection on the candidate’s teaching experience and ideas for how they might contribute to the diversity of educational experiences and offerings at Union College. The research statement should address how the candidate will include undergraduate students in their scholarly activities. Please provide names and contact information for three references when you complete the online application. An email will be sent automatically requesting that they upload their letter of recommendation to our system. Review of complete applications will begin January 15 and continue until the position is filled.
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status.
Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.
About Union College
Union College is a small and highly selective undergraduate institution with a deep commitment to the creative integration of science and engineering with the humanities and social sciences. In 1845, Union College became the first liberal arts institution in the nation to offer a degree in engineering. We currently offer ABET-accredited degree programs in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Our programs emphasize close student-faculty interaction with opportunities to study abroad, perform hands-on undergraduate research, and minor in disciples ranging from theater and dance to history and economics.