Asst./Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Bioengineering, The University of Toledo

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The Department of Bioengineering in the College of Engineering at The University of Toledo is seeking an outstanding scholar and educator to fill one full-time, tenure-track/tenured faculty position beginning Fall 2019. Applicants must have research and teaching interests in the broad areas of biomechanics, nanotechnology, or artificial organs; although other areas will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor; however, established candidates at higher tenured ranks will also be considered. Applicants for this position must hold a Ph.D. in Bioengineering or other engineering discipline related to their area of research. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the potential to conduct pioneering research, establish a vibrant externally-funded research program, teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories, interact with students at all levels, supervise graduate student research, work collaboratively with other University of Toledo faculty, and actively engage in scholarly and professional service activities.

A full application package will include a cover letter with the names and contact information of at least three references, an up-to-date curriculum-vitae, a research plan that highlights potential synergies within the UT community, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applications should be submitted to as a single PDF. Review of applications will begin upon receipt, and applications received by January 31, 2019 will receive full consideration. Competitive startup packages will be provided for faculty to initiate their research programs. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Mohamed Samir Hefzy, at [email protected]

Founded in 1872, The University of Toledo ( is a large, multi-faceted, metropolitan research institution consisting of three campuses. The College of Engineering (, founded in 1931, currently has an enrollment of nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students in six departments with 75 tenured, tenure-track, and lecturer faculty. In recent years, the College of Engineering has experienced rapid growth in student enrollments and research programs. The Department of Bioengineering was founded in 1996 and has an undergraduate and graduate student body of nearly 400 students pursuing B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. More information about the Department of Bioengineering can be found at

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.




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Posted: 9/12/2018
Application Due: 11/11/2018
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