Biomedical Engineering - Assistant/Associate Professor

California State University - Fresno
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

California State University, Fresno

Lyles College of Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Title: Biomedical Engineering

Rank: Assistant Professor

Status: Tenure Track

Start: Fall 2022 (August 2022)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Lyles College of Engineering at the California State University, Fresno invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biomedical Engineering at the Assistant Professor level with a start date of August 2022. Specific areas of interest include tissue and cellular engineering, bio-transport phenomena, biomedical image processing, bio-engineering, and other areas of biomedical engineering.

The Lyles College of Engineering has been approved to develop and offer a new Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering. The program is being developed as a collaboration between faculty in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, and Biology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Lyles College of Engineering, be active in scholarly and applied research involving students, develop strong internal and external collaborative partnerships, pursue external research funding, and engage in service activities.

Our Students: California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


Required Education (a US accredited institution or foreign equivalent):

  • A Bachelor of Science in an engineering discipline
  • Earned doctorate in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, or other Engineering or Science discipline with an emphasis on basic or translational engineering bioscience.
  • Candidates nearing completion of their doctorate (ABD) may be considered. However, for an appointment, the doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2022.

  • Required Experience:

    1. Experience in teaching at the university level (including as a teaching assistant) or the potential to teach at the university level.
    2. Demonstrated commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The University is committed to promoting the success of all, and to reducing the barriers to success related to differences in areas such as race, ethnicity, culture, disability, and more. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area. For additional information on the University's commitment to diversity visit:
    3. Demonstrated success in research and scholarly activities via recent peer-reviewed publications in high-quality journals and conference proceedings

    Preferred Experience :

  • Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level
  • Experience with writing grant proposals
  • Biomedical Engineering related industry experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to encouraging and engaging diverse and underrepresented groups in engineering (women, racial and ethnic minorities, first-generation and low-income students etc.)

  • Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin January 14, 2022, and will continue until the position if filled. This position automatically closes on May 1, 2022. Apply online at:

    Attach the following:

    1. A cover letter, specifically addressing the specific areas of the required experience and preferred qualifications;
    2. Curriculum vitae;
    3. Statement of teaching philosophy and experience
    4. Statement of research
    5. List of three professional references

    Finalists will be requested by mail/e-mail to submit these documents within the designated deadline. The Search Chair will send information and requests for these items:

    1. Official transcripts
    2. Three current letters of recommendation.
    3. Statement on commitment to encouraging and engaging diverse groups in engineering

    Committee Information:

    Sankha Banerjee, Ph.D., Search Chair
    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

    About Fresno State

    California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, visit:

    The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly ; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges .

    Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. For additional information, please visit: . We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.

    About the College and Department

    California State University, Fresno has offered engineering courses and programs since 1922. The Lyles College currently offers five engineering programs at the BS level including Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, as well as Construction Management and Architectural Studies. The College also offers graduates programs in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Electrical, and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Water Resources and Environmental Engineering. The new BS degree in Biomedical Engineering is expected to be offered from Fall 2022. Faculty research is funded by federal agencies such as the Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, NASA, Department of Energy, Department of Transportation, state agencies such as Caltrans, and several other public and private entities.

    Territorial Acknowledgement

    The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land.

    Other Campus Information

    In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

    A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. Any offer of employment may be withdrawn, or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

    The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website:

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    California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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