Assistant Professor - Biomedical Engineering
Assistant Professor - Biomedical Engineering
HPU Downtown Campus; Honolulu, HI
Faculty - Regular Full Time
ONC, Dept of Computer Science
6/20/2021 11:59 PM Hawaii
HPU is seeking a highly motivated candidate to fulfill teaching, research and
program development responsibilities in Biomedical Engineering at the
Assistant Professor level. HPU has very recently introduced three new
engineering programs: a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering; a
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Engineering; and a Bachelor of Science in
Electrical Engineering with options for a Concentration in Engineering
Sustainability or Computer Engineering. The candidate suited for the
Biomedical Engineering position would have experience in teaching, research
interests and curricula development within one or more of the following
fields: Bioinstrumentation, Medical Devices, Biosensors, Biomaterials,
Biomechanics, Prostheses, Cell & Tissue Engineering, Neural Engineering,
Bioimaging, Computational Modelling, and Bioinformatics. Experience in program
development and ABET Accreditation of an engineering program is preferred.
PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, or related field from ABET
accredited university (must be completed by Aug 2021).
1 year of teaching experience, 1 year of industry experience.
Experience in research, teaching and curriculum development in one or more
of the following specializations: Biomechanics, Prostheses, Cell & Tissue
Engineering, Neural Engineering, Bioimaging, and Bioinformatics.
Experience with Bioinstrumentation, Medical Devices, Biosensors,
Biomaterials and Computational Modelling.
Experience in establishing a new biomedical engineering laboratory in cell
& tissue engineering, and prostheses.
Experience with medical device manufacturing processes (e.g. FDA
510(k), FDA GMP, ISO 60601 medical device standards, UL, CE, FCC Part 15
Experience with ABET Accreditation of a Biomedical Engineering program.
Experience with program advising in biomedical engineering.
Experience in outreach activities toward the inclusion of potential
biomedical engineering degree candidates.
Experience working with student design projects.
Report to work obligations to support the department may require work
during HPU's winter and summer breaks.
Must meet training and background check qualifications and comply with the
Protection of Minors policy.
Upon hire, candidate must have reliable personal transportation to
facilitate travel between to all HPU worksites and other locations as
required by the position.
Able to teach classes scheduled during days, evenings, and weekends.
Able to teach classes at multiple locations on Oahu.
Successful candidate will be able to work in an environment that utilize
excellent time and stress management skills.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions:
1. Teaching (60-80%)
Develop a syllabus of course activities that meet the requirements of the
course description or program chair, establishes appropriate student
learning outcomes, and provides for appropriate class activities
throughout the semester.
Plan and deliver individual classes that conform to the syllabus and other
requirements of the University.
Demonstrate a command of the discipline and skill in presenting it
effectively in the context of an integrated education.
Maintain accurate and complete records on student participation and
performance, use appropriate measures and evaluate student performance on
the basis of established student learning outcomes, provide timely
feedback to students and assign grades that are an accurate and fair
evaluation of student work.
Submit grades and any other required documentation in a timely manner.
Post and maintain regular office hours at times reasonably convenient to
students. Serve as an advisor to students and provide informed advice.
Meet deadlines and follow directions of the program/department chair,
associate dean or dean of the college.
Evaluate the teaching of colleagues through the process of peer review.
2. Scholarship and Professional Development (10-30%)
Conduct research projects in engineering or closely related field
Apply for and obtain, internal and external research funding.
Disseminate research findings through publication, conference
presentations, and invited talks.
Contribute to institutional and infrastructure grant writing.
Keep abreast of developments in the field of engineering.
3. University Service (5-10%)
Attend orientation programs and Faculty Assembly meetings and participate
in academic duties.
Participate in committees; course, program and curriculum area
coordination; curricular development and textbook selection; instructional
workshops and activities within own curricular areas, policy and program
review; or other learning assessments.
Serve as representatives on school or college level and university level
committees of the Faculty Assembly, as well as on other task forces and
committees that assist the chair of the Faculty Assembly and/or the deans
in the formation of academic policies and related matters.
Assist with co-curricular activities to include organization of,
participation in, or presentation of faculty forums or workshops; advising
and sponsorship of clubs and societies; participation in, organization of,
providing guidance and assistance to extra-curricular or co-curricular
university events such as banquets, the literary magazine, the athletic
program, intercultural events, theatrical productions, guest speaker
forums, or graduation ceremonies.
Participate in recruiting and retention activities
Meet department and college specific expectations for university service.
4. Performs other related duties as assigned (5%)
Actively participate as an effective member of team by completing assigned
duties, accepting additional assignments or reassignments.
This description is not designed to list all activities, duties or
responsibilities which may be required for this job. Other duties,
responsibilities and activities may be assigned at any time.
Hawai'i Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
fostering a diverse, equitable environment in which faculty and staff can
excel irrespective of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age,
genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital
status, or any other protected class covered by state and federal law. Hawai'i
Pacific University encourages applications from veterans and individuals with
disabilities. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on
candidates selected for employment.
We seek talented and energetic people who thrive on challenge and innovation
in supporting the mission and values of our university. HPU offers competitive
compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
Do you have a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, or related field
from an ABET accredited university? (must be completed by August 2021)
Do you have at least one year of teaching experience and one year of industry
Do you have experience in research, teaching and curriculum development in one
or more of the following specializations: Biomechanics, Protheses, Cell &
Tissue Engineering, Neural Engineering, Bioimaging, and Bioinformatics?
Hawaii Pacific University
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Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813
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