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BME Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title BME Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering: School of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct Professor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Tufts University invites applicants for a full-time Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor as part of a focused effort to further strengthen our BME design course offerings: BME Research Capstone Project (BME 0007 + 0008); BME Design Capstone Project (BME 0009); Engineering Design Process (BME 0066); 3D Printing the Human Body (BME 0193).  The anticipated start date is January 2023. 

This is a full-time, non-tenure track position.  The initial appointment term will be for two years with the possibility of renewal contingent on annual performance review results including semester teaching feedback collected from student evaluations.  The full-time Teaching Professor is expected to teach six (6) courses per year and contribute to the mentoring and advising efforts of the Department. 



The ideal Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor will possess prior teaching experience, especially with undergraduate students and have an engaging teaching style.  The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.  A doctoral degree in biomedical engineering or closely related discipline is preferred, but not required. 


Application Instructions

Candidates should submit their application including: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; 2-page Teaching Interests and Philosophy; Sample of Material developed for the classroom such as a syllabus, homework assignment, or a laboratory exercise; 3 Letters of References online through Interfolio at

Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate attention to diversity and inclusion as it relates to teaching and mentoring throughout their application. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 30, 2022. Application review will proceed on a rolling basis and continue until the position is filled.

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