The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University (Durham, NC) invites applications for a full-time, teaching-focused Lecturer or Professor of the Practice position at all levels. This non-tenure-track, regular-rank position will serve as a primary instructor of undergraduate and graduate courses in biomedical engineering and will participate with a team of faculty in service and education-related activities in the department.
We are seeking an innovative educator with teaching experience in biomedical engineering, design, or practical application of biomedical engineering principles. Candidates with expertise in medical device design, digital health, clinical diagnostics including point-of-care testing, and biotechnology are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess an advanced degree in biomedical engineering, bioengineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, or a related discipline. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence or related activities that suggest strong potential for making a positive impact in the classroom; candidates with industry experience are also encouraged to apply. Professor of Practice positions emphasize teaching excellence as well as complementary scholarship through technical or educational research, external research funding, peer-reviewed conference and journal publications, and/or involvement in engineering education at the national or international level.
We seek faculty members committed to building a diverse and inclusive community that fosters excellence in teaching. Full consideration will be given to applications received by July 1, 2020, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a cover letter (email, address, and phone number must be included), a curriculum vitae, teaching and scholarship statement (1-2 pages), and a list of the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail contacts of five references. Applications must be submitted electronically through AcademicJobsOnline.org, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16083
For questions, please contact Dr. Eric Richardson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
The Biomedical Engineering Department at Bucknell University invites applications for a two-year, open- rank visiting faculty position to begin August 2020. This position is ideal for candidates considering a career in academia with an emphasis on undergraduate teaching. You would join a top-ranked, highly selective undergraduate biomedical engineering department with small class sizes (< 24 students) that facilitate close student-faculty interaction in a hands-on, interactive, learning community. The University sponsors a range of developmental activities for its visiting faculty supported by a well-resourced Teaching and Learning Center. With new departmental teaching and laboratory facilities as of fall 2019, along with excellent shared core facilities, you would have the potential to engage in both innovative teaching and collaborative scholarship.
We seek individuals with enthusiasm for teaching and a desire to engage undergraduates in the classroom and laboratory across a broad range of biomedical engineering subjects. The ideal candidate would have teaching abilities in multiple areas to support a biomedical engineering curriculum containing courses in fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, bioinstrumentation, signals and systems, biomechanics, materials, biostatistics, computing, and medical device design. Candidate applications must identify current biomedical engineering required courses and new elective courses that they would be interested in teaching at Bucknell.
A successful candidate must be ABD or have a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a closely related engineering discipline at time of appointment. Clear evidence of the potential for teaching excellence is essential, and a strong interest in continued professional development is expected.
Applications must include a cover letter, a current C.V., and three statements of no more than two pages each describing the applicant’s 1) teaching philosophy and experience relevant to the Bucknell biomedical engineering curriculum, 2) commitment to diversity/inclusion, and 3) career goals and how this position aligns with those goals. Applicants should be prepared to provide references upon request. Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell’s career site (careers.bucknell.edu) and they will be reviewed beginning on April 1, 2020 in the order in which they are received until the position is filled. The initial appointment is for the 2020-21 academic year; reappointment will be subject to satisfactory performance.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music. Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged. Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals. Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies. Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Job ID: 12159 and 12268
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Akron invites applications for two talented and dynamic tenure-track Assistant Professors who can establish and execute a vibrant agenda for strategic research and education for the next academic year (2020-2021). Candidates are expected to establish a nationally recognized and externally funded research program. The successful candidates will have a strong interest, passion, and ability to teach undergraduate courses, supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students, mentor undergraduates in research, and integrate research with teaching at the graduate level.
Members of the faculty in the department pursue a broad research program that spans interdisciplinary experimental and computational research in biomaterials, tissue engineering, biomechanics, signals, and sensors. Our faculty have active collaborations within the university, as well as with physicians and scientists at national and regional institutions, such as the Cleveland Clinic and Northeastern Ohio Medical University. Faculty research has been supported by funding from the NSF, NIH, DoD, Veterans Administration, various foundations, and industry. The University of Akron is a research-intensive public university with about 20,000 students. The College of Engineering enrolls approximately 2800 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. In addition to its traditional programs, the college faculty contribute to five multi-disciplinary research centers including Conquer Chiari Research Center and Biomimicry Research and Innovation Center. The Department of Biomedical Engineering has 330 undergraduate students, offers ABET- accredited B.S. degrees in Biomedical Engineering, and participates in M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the College. We emphasize experiential learning. A majority of the undergraduate students participate in our co-operative education programs and are also active in regional and national conferences.
The College of Engineering is actively seeking to increase diversity within the College. Women, under-represented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related discipline with biomedical engineering emphasis, and preferably post-doctoral training. Candidates are expected to have received their degrees, or completed all requirements and expect their degree before joining in January 2021.
Prior experience and a commitment to continue working with or teaching diverse groups and diverse students will be valued. Preference will be given to candidates with research interest in areas that are complementary to active research in the department, with particular interests in the broad area of biomechanics.
To apply for this position, candidates must complete the on-line application and submit a single PDF file containing: (1) a cover letter that clearly identifies the JobID, (2) a detailed CV with a complete list of published and accepted papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences, (3) a compelling research vision and agenda that highlights fundable areas the candidate plans to pursue, (4) a teaching statement that identifies core undergraduate/graduate courses that the candidate can teach and new courses to develop, (5) a statement of diversity/inclusion to highlight the applicant’s past experiences with diversity and future plans to attract underrepresented minorities to research, and (6) a list of at least three references. In the cover letter, applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. For full consideration, complete applications must be received by March 1, 2020. However, screening may continue until position is filled. A resume may be submitted but will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application. For assistance with your application or attachments please call Angie Kerley in Human Resources at 330-972-6547.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Akron invites applications for a talented and dynamic Tenure-Track Assistant Professor who can establish and execute a vibrant agenda for strategic research and education, beginning January 2021. Candidates are expected to establish a nationally recognized and externally funded research program. The successful candidate will have a strong interest, passion and ability to teach undergraduate courses; supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students; mentor undergraduates in research and integrate research with teaching at the graduate level. Prior experience and a commitment to continue working with or teaching diverse groups and diverse students will be valued. Preference will be given to candidates with research interest in the broad area of biomechanics. Exceptional applicants in other areas of Biomedical Engineering may also be considered.
Candidates should apply online to Job ID 12159.
In addition to the Tenure-track position, we are searching for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 2020. The Visiting Assistant Professor position requires teaching required undergraduate courses within the department. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in enhancing student centered teaching activities and supporting courses with hand-on laboratory components. Individuals with experience in teaching core engineering disciplines (computer programming, modeling and simulation, transport, materials, mechanics, etc.) and relating engineering principles across multiple disciplinary areas are desirable. This non-tenure track, 9-month position may be considered for renewal.
Candidates should apply online to Job ID 12106.
The Bioengineering Department at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applicants for one full-time lecturer position. Responsibilities will be teaching duties in biomedical signals and systems analysis, medical devices, and engineering design instruction. In addition, the position includes some advising and administration in the department’s undergraduate program. A description of the courses offered in the undergraduate program can be found through this link: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/be/undergrad/courses/.
The position will be on a 12-month basis with successive one-year re-appointments possible and a limit of four consecutive appointments, based on an annual review and the department’s needs. After four consecutive appointments lecturers can be considered for a senior lecturer position. Qualified candidates may also be offered a senior lecturer position.
A Ph.D. in bioengineering, another relevant engineering or science discipline and a commitment to undergraduate education are required; previous teaching experience preferred.
Applications must be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/71378. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and names and contact information for three references.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
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The Biomedical Engineering Department at The University of Akron invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2020. The Visiting Assistant Professor position requires teaching required undergraduate courses within the department. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in enhancing student centered teaching activities and supporting courses with hand-on laboratory components. Individuals with experience in teaching core engineering disciplines (computer programming, modeling and simulation, transport, materials, mechanics, etc.) and relating engineering principles across multiple disciplinary areas are desirable. This non-tenure track, 9-month position may be considered for renewal.
Candidates should apply online to Job ID 12106.
Any questions about the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, at BME_Search@uakron.edu.
The Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applicants for a Visiting Lecturer position beginning Spring or Summer 2020. The Visiting Lecturer position requires teaching introductory lecture and laboratory sections of departmental courses such as biomechanics and biomeasurements. We are seeking educators interested in leading hands-on laboratories, providing resource support for all undergraduate BME laboratories, and assisting senior capstone teams with design related needs.
Application Details: To be considered, please submit your application electronically:https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/8982 Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching, and contact information of three references.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in a relevant field with classroom laboratory experience in electrical circuits, mechanics, biology, and chemistry required. Computer skills and proficiency required including knowledge of MATLAB and LabView.
Biomedical Engineering at IUPUI: https://et.iupui.edu/departments/bme/
Questions? Please contact search committee chair, Dr. Joseph Wallace (email@example.com)
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.
POSITION: A probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor is available in the Materials Science and Engineering Program in the College of Arts and Sciences; higher rank may be considered for candidates with extensive experience. The program seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in biomedical engineering or a closely related engineering discipline who is committed toteachingexcellenceandtomaintaininganactiveresearchprograminvolvingundergraduates. Thisappointmentcarriesaninitialtwo-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2020/2021 academic year, August 24, 2020.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in the area of biomedical engineering or a closely related engineering/science discipline by August 24, 2020. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship will be considered an asset.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, and the ability to establish a research program in biomedical engineering that involves undergraduates is required. A research program that can utilize the resources of the Materials Science and Engineering Center (described below) or is aligned with UW-Eau Claire’s research partnership with the Mayo Clinic Health System may be considered an asset. Prior teaching experience in biomedical engineering or an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering may be considered an asset. The ability to bring diverse cultural and ethnic experiences and perspectives to the campus and to serve as a role model and mentor for women and/or minorities may be considered an asset.
DUTIES: Instructional responsibilities include both lower division undergraduate courses (with labs) and upper division undergraduate courses that are aligned with the faculty member’s background and expertise. Teaching responsibilities will also include developing and teaching new undergraduate courses in biomedical engineering. Faculty are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant, externally funded research program involving undergraduate students. Healthcare-related research projects can access funding through the UW- Eau Claire – Mayo Clinic Health System (MCHS) research collaboration. Through the MCHS partnership, faculty can also receive reassignment time for research and apply for research affiliate and adjunct faculty status with the Mayo Clinic. Additional responsibilities will include advising students in the biomedical engineering major as well as service through committee work and outreach activities.
THE BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING PROGRAM: Biomedical Engineering is a new interdisciplinary program, designed for ABET accreditation. It has grown out of the Materials Science and Engineering Program, which includes about 60 declared majors and graduates 10-15 students per year. The MS&E program currently is composed of 5 faculty and two staff scientists. The program strives to provide quality undergraduate education to students with a variety of educational goals.
MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING CENTER: The mission of the Materials Science and Engineering Center is to advance the production and dissemination of scholarly research in the field of materials science, to promote interactions among faculty researchers with local industries and the community, provide research experiences for undergraduate collaborators to enhance their education, and facilitate collaborations between faculty in various science and engineering disciplines. The Materials Science and Engineering Center has an array of characterization methods, including a 200 keV TEM, SEM, AFM, XPS, XRF, FTIR, XRD, HR-ICPMS, SAN, TGA, DSC, fluorimeter, metallographic confocal microscope, rapid scanning confocal microscope, Raman spectrometer, nanoindenter, tensile tester and metallurgical lab. The Center has the ability to add instrumentation capabilities as needs arise. Healthcare-related research projects can access resources provided by the institutional research collaboration with the Mayo Clinic.
UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a primarily undergraduate, regional university with a student enrollment of 11,500 and 1,200 faculty and staff. As the UW System’s only Center of Excellence for Faculty & Undergraduate Student Research Collaboration, faculty and students regularly work side-by-side on original research. The university was also recognized in 2016 by the Council on Undergraduate Research as the top master’s level university in the nation for undergraduate research. Described as Wisconsin’s most beautiful campus, UW-Eau Claire spans the banks of the Chippewa River in the heart of Eau Claire, western Wisconsin’s largest city. The scenic surrounding countryside provides for seasonal sports, camping, biking and other recreational activities. Located at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Eau Claire has also drawn national attention for its growing music & arts festivals, evening concerts, and a newly-opened performing arts center (the Pablo Center at the Confluence). The community is friendly and affordable with employment opportunities for family members and outstanding schools for children.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Click here to Register” link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your “User Name” and “Password” and select “Login.” Click the link to the Materials Science and Engineering Program: Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering position (Job ID # 16020) and then click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format: