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Teaching Professor Position in Bioengineering

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Salary commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Nov 7, 2022

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.

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.

• 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. Apply online at
opportunities/ .

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

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

Employment is contingent upon verification of background/credentials and work authorization.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Information about
the Bioengineering Department can be found at

UMass Dartmouth is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.
The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

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