The School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a 3-year, non tenure-track position in Bioengineering at the Assistant Professor of Practice level, August 2020 but may start January 2021.
Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering or closely related field prior to the August 2020 start date. Preferred areas of specialization include, but are not limited to Biomechanics, Cell and Tissue Engineering, Medical Devices, or Bioinstrumentation. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching at a predominantly undergraduate institution.
Teaching responsibilities will include a variety of undergraduate courses offered in the Bioengineering curriculum, such as biomechanics, tissue engineering, medical device design, physiology, and/or senior design, as well as the opportunity to develop new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Other duties include: advising undergraduate majors, participation in departmental and university governance, and ongoing professional development. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
About University of the Pacific
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with three distinct campuses united under one common goal: to educate and prepare the leaders of tomorrow through intensive academic study, experiential learning, and service to the community. The university offers more than 80 undergraduate areas of study in 11 schools and colleges, more than 30 graduate and professional programs and 12 accelerated programs.
The university's distinctive Northern California footprint includes its Stockton Campus, widely recognized as one of the most beautiful private university campuses in the West; its San Francisco Campus, home to the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and graduate programs in health care and technology fields; and the Sacramento Campus, home to the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and graduate programs in health, education, public policy, public administration, data science and organizational behavior. The student population is made up of more than 3,700 undergraduates and more than 2,600 graduate and professional students. Pacific students benefit from small class sizes with an average class size of 18 and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1.