Union College — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering at Union College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biomedical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2021 or January 2022.  A Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field is required. Candidates close to completing their doctoral thesis are also welcome to apply. Excellent candidates in all areas of Biomedical Engineering will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in rehabilitation engineering or prosthetic design. We welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in their field. This is an endowed position that benefits from an assigned annual allowance to support research and travel and is part of a broader initiative to further strengthen and integrate engineering and computer science with the liberal arts at Union.

Union College (www.union.edu) is a small and highly selective undergraduate institution that emphasizes close collaborations between faculty and students and has campus-wide initiatives promoting the creative integration of science and engineering with the humanities and social sciences. The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to undergraduate education while establishing and maintaining a high quality research program that involves undergraduate students. We are especially interested in applicants who can make connections with other existing interdisciplinary programs or departments such as neuroscience, visual arts, computer science or others.

Please find the ad for this position at http://jobs.union.edu, and follow the application submission instructions. Increasing diversity and inclusiveness is a critical priority for Union and we expect applicants to address how they can further this goal in their cover letter.  Applications should include a CV, a teaching statement, a research statement, and a list of required instrumentation and equipment. The teaching statement should include a reflection on the candidate’s teaching experience and ideas for how they might contribute to the diversity and inclusivity of students, educational experiences, and offerings at Union College. The research statement should address how the candidate will include undergraduate students in their scholarly activities. Please provide names and contact information for three references when you complete the online application.  An email will be sent automatically requesting that they upload their letter of recommendation to our system. Review of complete applications will begin April 5, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.  Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world.  Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

About Union College
Union College is a small and highly selective undergraduate institution with a deep commitment to the creative integration of science and engineering with the humanities and social sciences. In 1845, Union College became the first liberal arts institution in the nation to offer a degree in engineering. We currently offer ABET-accredited degree programs in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Our programs emphasize close student-faculty interaction with opportunities to study abroad, perform hands-on undergraduate research, and minor in disciplines ranging from theater and dance to history and economics.

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