Part-Time Lecturer - Chemical and Biological Engineering: Biochemical Engineering

Medford/Somerville, MA
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Chemical and Biological Engineering: Biochemical Engineering

Lecturer, non-tenure-track

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (ChBE) at Tufts University invites applicants for a part-time, non-tenure eligible faculty position at the Lecturer rank to begin September 2017. The Lecturer will teach a class on biochemical engineering in the undergraduate and graduate (MS and PhD) programs in the department.

Candidates should have an earned PhD in chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, or a related engineering discipline. Preferred candidates would have experience in the biotechnology industry and prior teaching experience. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Tufts' School of Engineering (SOE) distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education and research programs, within the intellectually rich environment of both a "Research I" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. The past ten years have been a period of extraordinary growth for SOE at Tufts, with recruitment of over half of its current tenured and tenure-track faculty members and a more than three-fold increase in research productivity. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. Located on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston, SOE faculty members have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the region.


The successful candidate must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching. The ideal candidate will possess prior biotechnology industry and teaching experience. A doctorate degree in chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, or related discipline is required. The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

Application Instructions:

Questions about the position should be addressed to Professor Kyongbum Lee, department chair; Candidates should submit their application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and objectives, and contact information for two references online through Interfolio at Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

EEO statement:

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