Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering

New Jersey, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 10, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science (SES) at Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Biomedical Engineering starting as early as August 16, 2021. The position is anticipated to be filled at the assistant professor level but candidates with a track record of success in scholarship, funded research, teaching and mentoring will be given consideration at the associate or full professor rank. Stevens offers an intellectually vibrant, diverse, highly interdisciplinary, collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial community and is a great place to work.

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline with significant post-doctoral experience. Ideal candidates will perform multidisciplinary research that bridges the life sciences and biomedical engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in bioimaging, computational modeling, and neural engineering. Researchers with applications in the central nervous, cardiovascular or pulmonary systems, as well as cancer, are especially encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will have the potential to develop and/or maintain a strong externally funded, globally recognized research program at Stevens, to participate in the teaching mission of the university, and to be an active member of the intellectual community. An interest and commitment to excellence in both graduate and undergraduate education, and mentoring students of all backgrounds is essential.

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private university located in Hoboken, New Jersey. The 55-acre campus is on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan within a few minutes from NYC via public transportation. Stevens' exciting location offers unlimited opportunities for collaboration with nearby universities, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and major corporate research laboratories. The Schaefer School of Engineering and Science is the largest school among four schools at Stevens and has support facilities that include electron and confocal microscopy, mass spectrometry, NMR and other analytical instrumentation as well as a small animal vivarium. Stevens is a student-centric research university with a major initiative in healthcare research. The Biomedical Engineering program is central to this initiative. Biomedical Engineering has an ABET-accredited undergraduate program and masters and doctoral level graduate programs, with approximately 300 students in total. The program is poised for significant growth at all levels of education and research.

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, faculty and staff of all races and genders. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from qualified women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The search committee will begin review of applications immediately. Please submit your application electronically through Stevens website at https://stevens.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hoboken-NJ---Main-Campus/Assistant-Professor_RQ24125 and email your application package to Ms. Joy Wilson (joy.wilson@stevens.edu).

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research plan (3-5 pages), teaching interests and philosophy including attention to inclusive classroom practices (1 page), and contact information of at least three references as a single PDF. For any inquiries contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. George McConnell (george.mcconnell@stevens.edu).

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.