Biomedical Engineering

Teaching Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering of the University of California, Davis is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body. We invite applications for a Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment. (LPSOE parallels the position of an assistant professor on track for tenure).

A Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or in a related quantitative discipline is required. Applicants must be able to teach core undergraduate and graduate courses, and be willing to help evolve an innovative multi-disciplinary curriculum in the field of biomedical engineering. Candidates should  have demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate education in bioengineering, strong interest and background in engineering design, and a record of effective and innovative teaching at the interface between Engineering, Biology, Physiology and Medicine. The responsibilities include the teaching of core courses including laboratories, continuous improvement of curriculum, participation in accreditation activities, and development of new educational initiatives. Successful submission and funding of grants related to education is strongly encouraged. Candidates with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering has experienced rapid growth over the past decade to 33 faculty members, and serves 550 undergraduate students in an ABET  accredited program. The Department has existing strengths in the areas of tissue engineering/ regenerative medicine, cellular and molecular engineering, biomechanics, biomedical imaging, micro/nano systems, therapeutics, and computational/systems biology. BME faculty benefit from close collaborations with the School of Medicine, Division of Biological Sciences, and School of Veterinary Medicine. The Department is home to state-of-the-art resources and facilities that serve both our academic and research programs, including the Center for Molecular and Genomic Imaging and the TEAM (Translating Engineering Advances to Medicine) Design, Prototyping, and Fabrication Laboratories.

Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based online submission system (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00160). Required materials include a cover letter; curriculum vita with list of publications and professional activities; a statement of teaching interest, including a summary of leadership efforts, and plans/ vision for development initiatives; a separate statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions; and names and contact information for at least three evaluators who have agreed to write letters of reference. Inquiries can be directed to the Biomedical Engineering Department MSO through e-mail at: rwrobinson@ucdavis.edu or the chair of the search committee at bme-chair@ucdavis.edu.For additional details about the BME Department and this position, please refer to the following link: http://bme.ucdavis.edu/.

The deadline for full consideration is November 15, 2013 although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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