Professor of Biological Engineering

Wentworth Institute of Technology

United States

December 25, 2021

Description

Position Details Classification Title Associate Professor Position Title Professor of Biological Engineering

Position Number Department Biological Engineering Job Description Summary

The biological engineering program at Wentworth Institute of Technology invites applications at the assistant/associate/full professor level with the anticipated start date of August 2022.

The faculty member is responsible for instructing Biological Engineering courses at the undergraduate level. While the University's primary mission is teaching, the faculty member is also expected to engage in scholarly work and service to the institute.

The Faculty member reports to the Dean of the School of Engineering.

Inclusive Excellence at Wentworth: Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all University programs and activities. The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration.

To find out more about the Wentworth's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website https: // wit.edu/about/diversity .

How to Apply: Interested applicants should apply at https: // jobs.wit.edu Applicants should provide:

  • A curriculum vitae (including three references),
  • A cover letter
  • A statement detailing the applicant's teaching philosophy
  • A research statement.
  • All applicants have the right to accessibility support and accommodations. To request accessibility support or accommodations, contact the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance, Catlin Wells, at wellsc1@wit.edu.

    About the School of Engineering Wentworth is an institution known as a university of opportunity with a high return-on investment for its graduates. Our mission is to empower, inspire and innovate through experiential learning and a student-centered approach to education.

    The School of Engineering is the largest academic unit within Wentworth, serving approximately 1,500 students in eight undergraduate engineering programs: biological, biomedical, civil, computer, electrical, electromechanical, engineering, and mechanical. In addition, the School has Masters of Science degrees in civil, computer, and electrical, as well as a Masters of Engineering in civil engineering. Our curriculum provides practical, hands-on experience through laboratory-intensive courses.

    Our faculty are composed of individuals from wide-ranging backgrounds and experiences where collaboration is highly encouraged and supported, and our School has no department boundaries. Another point of pride is that our faculty members include those with significant industrial, consulting, entrepreneurial, and project management experience.

    Minimum Education Required Doctoral degree Preferred Education Minimum Work Experience Required 1-3 years Preferred Work Experience Minimum Knowledge Required Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations. Preferred Knowledge Advertised Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Earned doctorate in a biological engineering or closely related discipline by the time of appointment
  • Interest in educating at the undergraduate level using active learning strategies
  • Experience with cell culturing techniques (animal, microbial, plant, or other cells) and a working knowledge of cell biology, molecular biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry
  • Advertised Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in designing biological systems.
  • Computational modeling experience and/or industry experience
  • Salary Range

    Posting Number F00242

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  • Wentworth defines inclusive excellence as "Actively and intentionally cultivating a diverse and culturally competent institution where each member has the opportunity and support to reach their full potential and make contributions to our campus community and beyond." Please provide an example of how you have exemplified inclusive excellence in an educational or professional setting.
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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Plan
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Documents
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