Professor of Practice

Gainesville, Florida
Feb 01, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for a 12 month, non-tenure track, full-time, positions at the rank of Professor of Practice in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering.


The faculty members will instruct selected biomedical engineering courses depending on the specific needs of the department. In particular, there are needs in the areas of biomedical instrumentation, engineering design, quantitative physiology, and/or biomedical engineering fundamentals. The faculty members will also contribute to continuous curriculum improvement, academic program ABET accreditation, and developing new educational initiatives. Successful submission and funding of grants focused on engineering education is strongly encouraged. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in department, university, and professional service activities. Candidates with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.


We seek outstanding candidates who have a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or bioengineering, or a closely related discipline. Applicants must have an outstanding record of academic and research accomplishments, a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching in biomedical engineering, and a commitment to professional service (e.g., through participation in professional societies). The successful candidate will be expected to teach biomedical engineering undergraduate and graduate courses, collaborate with faculty in and outside the department, and be involved in service to the university and the profession. Previous experience with biomedical instrumentation, engineering design, and/or quantitative physiology is highly desirable. Industry experience and/or contacts would be beneficial for instructors teaching engineering design. Candidates with a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in a closely related field of engineering and industrial experience will be considered.


The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, and will continue to receive applications until the positions are filled. You must apply by submitting an application through Interfolio via The application with attached PDF files of the following required documents: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests in existing and new courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, (4) a brief statement describing interest and experience in working with diverse groups and underrepresented populations, (5) contact information of three or more references. Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, the deadline for full consideration is February 28, 2019.


Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).


If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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