Visiting Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Biomedical Engineering
The Biomedical Engineering Department at Bucknell University seeks quality applicants for an open-rank visiting faculty position to begin August 2018. The position may be extended beyond one year; reappointment would be subject to need and satisfactory performance.
We anticipate the need for faculty with teaching ability in multiple areas of biomedical engineering to support a curriculum containing courses in bioinstrumentation, signals and systems, medical imaging, biostatistics, biomechanics, biomaterials, biotransport, computing and medical device design.We seek individuals with enthusiasm for teaching and the ability to communicate complex technical topics to undergraduate students. Evidence should be provided regarding the ability to teach a broad range of biomedical engineering subjects in classroom and laboratory settings. Candidate applications should identify specific courses that match their expertise and interests. A successful candidate must be ABD or have a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a closely related engineering discipline at time of appointment. Clear evidence of the potential for teaching excellence is essential, and a strong interest in continued professional development is expected. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Bucknell University believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we strongly encourage members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education to apply. Applications must include a cover letter, a teaching statement (no more than 2 pages), a professional development statement (no more than 2 pages), and a current C.V. Applicants will provide references upon request. Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell's career site (careers.bucknell.edu) and they will be reviewed beginning on May 15, 2018 in the order in which they are received until the position is filled. Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America’s best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is located in central Pennsylvania and is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Bucknell University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.
Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is a undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors on scholarly and artistic projects.
Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of students. Student life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a commitment among many of the students to community and global service work.
Lewisburg is located in central Pennsylvania, and features restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), shops and boutiques, and the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.
The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
The cost of living is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District (LASD) receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.
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