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The Grainger College of Engineering - Teaching Faculty (Open Rank) - Bioengineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Urbana, Illinois
Biological Engineering
Department of Bioengineering - Teaching Faculty (Open Rank)

The Grainger College of Engineering

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Bioengineering (BIOE) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for an open rank, full-time teaching position in all areas of bioengineering. Candidates will be considered for a teaching track faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank. Alternatively, an appointment as an instructor or lecturer will also be considered when appropriate. We seek highly qualified applicants with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach at all levels. The Department of Bioengineering is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area. This is a 100% non-tenure-track, renewable appointment on an academic year (nine-month) service basis paid over twelve months.

Applicants for a lecturer or teaching track faculty position must have a Ph.D. in bioengineering, medicine, or a related field. A bachelor's degree in bioengineering or a related field is required to hold the instructor title (master's degree is preferred). The ideal candidate would be capable of teaching a variety of foundational courses in bioengineering such as Transport & Flow in Bioengineering, Cellular Bioengineering, Signal and Systems in Bioengineering, and Modeling Human Physiology. Competitive applicants will show promise of excellence in classroom instructionand will demonstrate knowledge of modern pedagogical practices. Successful applicants will join the department'sthriving community of creative, passionate, and innovative teaching faculty who contribute to high-quality instruction and content development.

Many teaching faculty also engage in research, outreach, and service activities.Candidates will have opportunities to interact with a large, campus-wide community of engineering education researchers, supported by institutions that include the Academy for Excellence in Engineering Education (AE3), the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL), and the College of Education. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service.

The Department of Bioengineering at UIUC is experiencing a period of programmatic growth, anticipating significant increases in course offerings and student numbers in both graduate and undergraduate programs. With the completion of new facilities and the launch of a new engineering-driven College of Medicine on the UIUC campus, the opportunities to influence engineering education are many.

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 18, 2022. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Preferred starting date is January 16, 2023, but a later start date is negotiable. Applications should be submitted by visiting The application package should include the following: a) cover letter, b) curriculum vitae, c) teaching statement, d) statement of service, e) diversity statement, and f) names/contact information for three references, all in a single PDF file as an upload in the "CV/Resume" section. The statement on diversity should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants may also submit supporting material relevant to evaluation of candidacy including: g) representative teaching artifacts including syllabi, learning goals, and laboratory exercises, and h) research statement. Questions about the application process should be referred to Amy Meharry at

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Requisition ID: 1012232

Job Category: Faculty

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