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College of Engineering: Teaching Faculty (Open Rank) - Bioengineering (101524)

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College of Engineering: Teaching Faculty (Open Rank) - Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


The Department of Bioengineering (BIOE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for two open rank teaching faculty positions in all areas of bioengineering. We seek highly qualified applicants with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach at all levels. This is a 100% non-tenure-track, renewable appointment on an academic year (nine-month) service basis paid over twelve months.

Applicants for these positions must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in bioengineering or a closely related field. Ideal candidates will have multiple years of experience in teaching core courses in a terminal degree program within a bioengineering department. Previous experience in teaching courses in engineering design, engineering projects, new product development, intellectual property management strategy, and innovation management strategy is preferred. Competitive applicants will show the promise of excellence in classroom teaching and will demonstrate strong bioengineering and teaching knowledge. Successful applicants will join the department's thriving community of creative, passionate, and innovative teaching faculty who contribute to high-quality instruction, curriculum development, and student mentoring. Many faculty also engage in outreach and service activities. Ideal candidates include those who demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors.

BIOE at the UIUC is experiencing a period of programmatic growth, anticipating significant increases in course offerings and student numbers in both graduate and undergraduate programs. With the completion of a new building and the launch of a new engineering-driven College of Medicine on the UIUC campus, the opportunities to influence engineering education are many.

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 13, 2018. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Preferred starting date is as soon as possible, but is negotiable. Applications should be submitted by visiting http://jobs.illinois.edu and uploading in one PDF file a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and names and contact information for three references. Applicants may also submit supporting material relevant to evaluating their teaching abilities. For inquiry, please email Amy Meharry at [email protected] .

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (http://provost.illinois.edu/faculty-affairs/work-life-balance/).

College Name or Administrative Unit: Engineering
Category: 1-Faculty
Title: College of Engineering: Teaching Faculty (Open Rank) - Bioengineering (101524)
Open Date: 08/30/2018
Organization Name: Bioengineering

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Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 12/29/2018
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