Assistant Teaching Professor - Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering Department
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
The Biomedical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is seeking candidates for Assistant Teaching Professor in the area of Biomechanics. The successful candidate will instruct a balance of lecture and lab-based courses, advise student senior capstone design teams, and advise undergraduate students. Scholarship is valued but not required. There is substantial flexibility in the balance between these areas depending upon the candidate's skills and desires.
WPI is a diverse campus of learners passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are looking for candidates who can support our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
A PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field is required. The initial appointment is for one year and is renewable for three-year then five-year sequential appointments.
WPl's reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. A highly selective, private technological university and one of the nation's first, WPI believes that when great minds work together, great advances follow. Our department and institute are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, irrespective of their race, class, gender, or sexual orientation, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions to meet departmental and institutional goals.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a statement regarding contributions to diversity, and names and email addresses for at least five references.
United States of America (Exempt)
WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. It seeks individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.
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WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.
Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.