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Associate Teaching Professor in Bioengineering

University of Washington Department of Bioengineering
Washington, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pharmacology, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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The University of Washington Department of Bioengineering Invites Applications for Associate Teaching Professor in Bioengineering


Position Description

The Department of Bioengineering in the College of Engineering and School of Medicine at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for a part-time Associate Teaching Professor. This new position supports the Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering degree program. The successful applicant will be appointed as a part-time (60-75% FTE) Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Bioengineering for three years, with the possibility of renewal. The expected start date is March 16, 2022. This position is non-tenure eligible with a 9-month service period, Sept. 16-June 15, and an opportunity to teach in the summer quarters. Compensation is competitive and the position is eligible for university benefits.

In Bioengineering, we are bound by a belief that diversity, health innovation, and social justice are inseparable. Each are impossible without the other. Thus, we encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with the department’s commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.

About the Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering

The Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering program is an online degree program designed to enable working engineers, scientists, researchers and professionals to explore advanced education in the areas of drug discovery and design, pharmaceutics and translational pharmaceutics, clinical drug and device development, molecular and cellular biology, pathophysiology and pharmacology.


The Associate Teaching Professor will teach up to two courses per quarter and will serve as the co-director of the Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering Degree Program. Successful candidates are expected to participate in program and departmental activities, hire and on-board part-time instructors, serve on admissions and other departmental committees, advise and mentor students. Further, this position will collaborate with faculty, staff and students to ensure program policies and practices promote justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.


The search is open to candidates with a Ph.D. degree, MD or PharmD or foreign equivalent and experience in drug discovery and design, pharmaceutics or translational pharmaceutics. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, candidates who have teaching experience at the graduate level, including course development and instruction.   


Please apply online at  with a letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, a statement of commitment to diversity in teaching and service, and the names of at least four references. Complete applications received by December 18, 2021, will be given preferred consideration. Open positions are contingent on funding. Questions can be sent to


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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