Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), Department of Engineering Science invites applications for a three-year renewable, full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of clinical assistant professor, beginning fall 2017. Engineering Science began to offer its BS Engineering Science degree in fall of 2015, and plans to seek ABET accreditation in fall of 2019. The specializations in this program are biomedical, computer, and environmental engineering. The Engineering Science faculty includes Clinical Assistant Professors, who incorporate real-world experience into their teaching, and enable students to gain a better understanding of everyday engineering challenges such as product specifications. The department currently has 5 full-time faculty members. For more details about the program, visit http://www.luc.edu/engineeringscience.
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses within a system theory-based curriculum, with a 4/3 course load. The successful candidate will oversee and teach sections of Biomedical Engineering Lab, biomedical engineering specialty courses, and core engineering courses, and will assist in the development and implementation of two rigorous Biomedical Engineering capstone design courses.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a letter of interest that outlines their qualifications to www.careers.luc.edu. Applicants should also submit the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their teaching qualifications. Referees will not be contacted immediately, but may be contacted at a later point in the review process. Supplementary materials (if any) may be sent to:
Gail Baura, Ph.D. Director of Engineering Science Loyola University Chicago 1032 West Sheridan Road Chicago, Illinois 60660 email@example.com
Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.
Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or electrical engineering, as well as 4 years of full-time industry or government experience, are required. Candidates for the position must demonstrate the potential for distinguished teaching and student mentorship or possess a record of such accomplishments.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
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