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Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering (Tenure Track)
Ryerson University

Date Posted Oct. 18, 2019
Title Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering (Tenure Track)
University Ryerson University More About This Institution...
Toronto, ON, Canada
Department Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering More About This Department...
Application Deadline Jan. 31, 2020
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering (with Electrical Engineering focus) or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering (with Biomedical Engineering focus) or Ph.D. degree in related disciplines. In addition, the ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate sound expertise in one or more of following areas:

BioMEMS, Bio-Robotics, Bioinformatics, Medical Devices or Physiological Modeling.

In addition, the following are expectations for all candidates in the above-mentioned position:

● Demonstrate strong experience in undergraduate course development and teaching. Ability to effectively teach key fundamental and applied biomedical engineering courses;
● Strong research profile with evidence of peer reviewed publications/contributions and external grants (and/or participation in group grants) of an internationally competitive caliber.
● Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program;
● Evidence of research collaborations or strong potential/ability to attract industrial collaborative initiatives;
● Evidence of strong undergraduate guidance in Design and Innovation (Industrial experience or previous experience of guiding students and researchers will be a definite asset);
● Demonstrated (or the ability to participate in) leadership activities in collegial internal & external service.

Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) registration in the province of Ontario (or eligibility to register) is a necessary condition for appointment. Please clearly indicate your status or eligibility. All candidates must also have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities.

How to Apply

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by January 31, 2020. The application must contain the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, teaching and research philosophies, results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier), and the names of at least 3 individuals who may be contacted for reference letters. Please CLEARLY indicate in your application if you are a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

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  • Ryerson recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions to allow for a fair assessment of their application. Search committee members have been instructed to give careful consideration to diverse experiences and knowledges, and be sensitive to the impact of career interruptions in their assessments.

    Equity at Ryerson University

    At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

    Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2015, 2016 and 2017. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit, check out RyersonU, RyersonHR and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.

    This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) ( The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: and a full summary of RFA benefits can be found at:×5j.

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Contact Information

  • Prof. Dimitrios Androutsos
    Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering
    Ryerson University
    350 Victoria Street
    Toronto, ON M4K 1Z2


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