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Professor of the Practice (part time)
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 20, 2019
Title Professor of the Practice (part time)
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The primary responsibilities of the Professor of the Practice will be to coordinate the Tufts Biomedical Engineering undergraduate research courses, and to teach the undergraduate design courses.  This is a part time, teaching position; this Professor of the Practice would be responsible for teaching up to four (4) courses per academic year. 

Appointment rank will be commensurate with professional experience.  The initial appointment term will be for two years with the possibility of renewal contingent upon annual performance review results. A successful Professor of the Practice candidate will possess a wealth of industry experience to share with our students.

The Professor of the Practice rank is awarded when a candidate has demonstrated outstanding professional accomplishments and achieved senior stature in his/her field, demonstrated by a career path of increasing responsibility and scope.

The ideal candidate would possess a combination of educational and industrial experience in the areas of biomedical engineering regenerative medicine, biomedical devices and/or imaging techniques and systems.  MS or PhD in a related field is required; prior teaching experience preferred. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting the particular strengths and experiences they bring to the position, curriculum vitae, and a summary of their teaching experience/philosophy.  These items should be submitted online through Interfolio at

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

  • Tufts University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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