Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Plastics and Biomedical Engineering

Lowell, MA
Jan 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title of Position Being Posted
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Plastics and Biomedical Engineering

Plastics Engineering

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Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Position Status:
Job Opening

Anticipated Hiring Range:
Salary commensurate with experience

General Summary of Position:
Located 25 miles northwest of Boston, Massachusetts, the internationally recognized Department of Plastics Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is the largest ABET accredited plastics program in the Unites States. The Department is looking to deepen its core competency in plastics engineering while meeting the rising demand for plastics in medical devices. Applications are invited for tenure track faculty positions at all ranks in the following areas:
1. Polymer or plastics engineering, with interests such as: polymer processing (e.g. molding, extrusion, compounding, 3D printing), plastics machinery and product design (e.g. controls, modeling, simulation, strategy), and polymer materials (e.g. characterization, constitutive modeling, process-structure-properties interaction).
2. Biomedical engineering with a focus on medical devices such as: medical device design, biomechanics and physiology, biomedical modeling and simulation, biomaterial-tissue interactions, biomedical device manufacturing and regulations.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Earned doctorate in Plastics, Polymer, Materials, Biomedical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or a closely related area
-Outstanding research record in area(s) of expertise
-Strong communications skills
-Commitment to teaching
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Other Considerations:
-Candidates for all ranks Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor will be considered
-Successful applicants will collaborate with existing faculty members, teach classes to support the undergraduate and graduate programs, develop new courses, advise and recruit graduate students
-Research active faculty are expected to develop a robust, externally funded research program

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Research Statement
Names and contact information of three references
Publication List

Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


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