The Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for non-tenured teaching faculty positions, known as clinical track faculty positions at UIC. These positions offer a competitive salary and benefits, three-year contracts, and support for professional development, such as participation in regional and national meetings of relevant professional societies, similar to ASEE, BMES, and IEEEEMBS.
Candidates should have a doctoral degree in Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics or a closely related field, or in Engineering Education, and a strong commitment to education, advising and mentoring. We are seeking dynamic individuals who, in addition to strong classroom teaching for a range of core bioengineering topics, are also able to take a leading role on one or more of the educational initiatives, including: (1) programs that interface with the UIC College of Medicine, such as "Innovation in Medicine" for medical students, and "Clinical Immersion" for bioengineering undergraduates; (2) scholarly activity in the field of education innovation, engineering education, curriculum and novel course content development (3) development of new study abroad programs and joint degree programs with foreign partner institutions; and (4) advancement of K-12, undergraduate and High School STEM teacher summer programs. We are particularly interested in applicants with interest and experience in engineering design, regulatory, and engineering entrepreneurship. Promotion to ranks of clinical associate professor and clinical full professor are based not only on strong performance in the activities described above, but also on documented scholarly recognition, such as authored publications in the peer-reviewed archival engineering and education literature, leadership in relevant professional societies, and success in securing grants to financially support new educational initiatives. Screening of applications will begin immediately. Apply electronically by April 30, 2021 with a complete vita, separate 1-page summary of your experience and vision for teaching, contact information for three evaluators who have agreed to write letters of reference.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, covered veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of the contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
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