Full Time Tenure Track Faculty Position- Department of Biomedical Engineering

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Full Time Tenure Track Faculty Position

 

The School of Engineering at the University of Bridgeport is a rapidly growing school with Ph.D., MS and undergraduate programs in a number of exciting fields. The School of Engineering has quadrupled its sponsored research funding over the last three years.

 The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Engineering at the University of Bridgeport (UB) invites applications for a full time tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate and/or full Professor levels to commence in the spring term of 2015.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Engineering, Biomedical Sciences or a closely related field.  A strong interest in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses and an excellent scholarly record are required. Motivation for extramural grant writing and continued academic excellence in candidate’s area of expertise is expected. Applicant is required to develop and teach courses for the Biomedical Engineering Department and in other engineering departments as cross-listed courses.Biomedical Engineering Department of UB is one of the fastest growing and is in the process of developing its undergraduate program (BS BME), hence, the new faculty will be required to play an active role in this growth process.

We offer an exciting and innovative inter-disciplinary MS-BME program with multiple concentrations. Faculty applicants are strongly encouraged to advise PhD students in the existing multi-disciplinary programs aligned with their own specific research areas.

Preference will be given to applicants in the general areas of oncology science and engineering; stem cell derived cells and tissue engineering, real time imaging, assay development, and related bioengineering areas. Candidates with background in any areas of cancer research are preferred.

There are opportunities to participate in weekend, day and evening graduate and continuing education classes, distance learning initiatives and teach classes at our growing network of international partner universities.

 The University of Bridgeport offers competitive salaries and benefits package. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching philosophy and address and contact information of four references via e-mail to: University of Bridgeport, School of Engineering Faculty Search Committee.

 

The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching philosophy and address and contact information of four references either electronically or by mail to:

 

Department of Human Resources

Biomedical Engineering Faculty

University of Bridgeport

Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor

126 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Fax: (203) 576-4601

employment@bridgeport.edu

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