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Job no: 516534
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

Teaching Professor Position in Bioengineering

The Department of Bioengineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a Teaching Professor position in the area of Bioengineering starting in September 2023. The appointment level will be made commensurate with experience. This is a 9-month, non-tenure-track position with primary responsibilities for undergraduate and graduate classroom and laboratory instruction, undergraduate advising, and university service. Initial appointment is for two years, with possibility of renewal and continuous appointment.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, half-hour east of Providence, and half-hour west of Cape Cod. It offers a world class education to more than 9,300 undergraduate and graduate students each year in over 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs offered by the College of Engineering, College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law and School for Marine Science and Technology.

UMass Dartmouth has transformed the lives of 40,000 alumni and distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research. It is the only Massachusetts Tier 1 national research university south of Boston and serves as a catalyst for the development of marine science and technology industries along the south coast.

The College of Engineering is comprised of six departments: Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics. We offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 8 concentrations, 11 graduate programs, and 8 accelerated BS-MS programs that serve more than 1,300 students. Our mission is to prepare graduates to meet 21st-century technological challenges and improve the well-being of society; create new knowledge in engineering, technology, and bioengineering; and engage and develop students to become leaders in their fields through service and scholarship.

Duties

It is expected the successful candidate will be an engaging and effective teacher with a strong commitment to student learning and success. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate BNG (Bioengineering) courses; including senior capstone projects; collaborating with faculty to enhance curriculum; academic advising; participating in university service activities; and engaging in university diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a terminal degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Bioengineering or a related discipline, and minimum of three years of experience with teaching engineering courses at the college level
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: organic chemistry/biochemistry, biomaterials, immunology, biotechnology, and statistics.

Application Process

Applicants are invited to submit electronically a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; a one-page diversity statement; contact information for at least three professional references; and a one-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy.

Important Notice

UMass Dartmouth requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all faculty, staff, and students who wish to work, live, learn or physically come to campus. Read More.

Employment is contingent upon verification of background/credentials and work authorization. UMass Dartmouth requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all faculty, staff, and students who wish to work, live, learn or physically come to campus. Read More.

Screening of complete applications will begin on December 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Information about the Bioengineering Department can be found at College of Engineering

Advertised: 03 Nov 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

Organization

Located on the Massachusetts south coast, only a short drive from Cape Cod, Providence and Boston, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been ranked among the top northern public universities by U.S. News and World Report. The quality of life on the south coast of Massachusetts is rich with cultural attractions, beautifully preserved and restored historic districts, museums, live theatre and an excellent educational system. Recreational opportunities include boating, beaches, rivers, golf courses, camping grounds, beautiful state parks, waterfront parks and a new zoo.

UMass Dartmouth offers a broad range of baccalaureate and graduate degrees vital to the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of the region. It has an enrollment of over 9,200 students in over 40 undergraduate and 36 graduate programs (including 11 at the Ph.D. level) offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Charlton College of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School for Marine Science and Technology. The main campus was designed by the eminent architect Paul Rudolf and is located on 710 acres in North Dartmouth. Other university sites include theCenter for Marine Science and Technology on the waterfront in New Bedford, the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center in Fall River and the Star Store Center for the Arts in New Bedford. 

While retaining its commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, UMass Dartmouth has increased dramatically its research and outreach activities during the past ten years. R&D spending has increased in the last five years from $20.1 million to $25.6 million and the university has established centers in Policy Studies, Portuguese Studies & Culture, Business Research, Marine Science &Technology and Indic Studies to significantly expand its research and public service activities in ways that meet regional needs but have global impact.

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