Instructional Faculty - Department of Biomedical Engineering - Tenure Track
Rochester Institute of Technology
October 9, 2018
Rochester, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Assistant or Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering (Tenure-Track)
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is in the midst of unprecedented expansion and inaugurated a Biomedical Engineering program in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering in 2009. In 2013, the university opened Institute Hall with state-of-the-art teaching and faculty research laboratories to house both the Biomedical and Chemical Engineering departments. RIT is seeking a candidate for a tenure track position in Biomedical Engineering with an appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin in August 2019. RIT has a strong commitment to engineering education and offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Exceptional candidates in all areas of biomedical engineering will be considered. The successful candidate must be able to teach core undergraduate courses, develop electives in accordance with their area of expertise, and must be capable of teaching graduate level courses, and advising both graduate and undergraduate research students. The candidate will develop an externally funded sustainable research program, supervise undergraduate student design teams, and perform other professional duties.
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.
Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City" by Forbes Magazine, and MSN selected Rochester as the “#1 Most Livable Bargain Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five “Best City for Families.”
Required Minimum Qualifications Candidates must possess an undergraduate or master's degree in engineering and a PhD in biomedical engineering or a related field as well as:
Evidence of ability to establish a sustainable independent research program
Research expertise (PhD thesis or related efforts) in an area relevant to biomedical applications
Sufficient knowledge and experience to effectively teach a significant subset of the core courses in Biomedical Engineering
For questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair: Thomas Gaborski, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering firstname.lastname@example.org 585-475-4117
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.