Engineering, Clinical Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Non-Tenure Track

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Job Title Engineering, Clinical Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Non-Tenure Track Position Title Engineering, Clinical Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Non-Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code COLLEGE OF A&S - LSC (02100A) Department Name COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Engineering in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor for academic year 2021-22 with expertise in Engineering Design and Biomedical Engineering. The successful candidate will be joining a department with 7 full-time faculty members and over 100 undergraduate majors. Engineering began to offer its BS Engineering degree, with a specialization in biomedical, computer, or environmental engineering, in fall of 2015, and received ABET accreditation in August, 2020. It is the first U.S. engineering program to integrate engineering with social justice. For more information about the department, please visit its website at luc.edu/engineering.

This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The successful candidate will oversee and teach sections of Biomedical Engineering capstone design courses, and will teach sections of medical device software development and core engineering courses, with a 4/3 teaching load. All ENGR courses are taught using mandatory active learning, with a maximum of 24 students in each course section.

Qualifications

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline, as well as at least four years of full-time industry or government experience in medical device software development. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline, as well as at least four years of full-time industry or government experience in medical device software development. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date 11/24/2020 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement on teaching experience; and (4) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC ). Candidates may forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to:

Gail Baura, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
Department of Engineering
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed

Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14599 Job Number 85TBD Organizational Location PROVOST
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Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 08/09/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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  7. Teaching Evaluations
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