Position Title: Teaching Assistant or Teaching Associate Professor
Posting Number: F1900024
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at University at Buffalo (UB) invites candidates to apply for a non-tenure track Teaching Assistant or Teaching Associate Professor (Lecturer 10 mo.) position. In house title will depend on the experience and qualifications of the candidate. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering is a joint venture between the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Jacob's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (JSMBS) and it offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees.
Duties include teaching and development of biomedical engineering courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, especially courses related to biomaterials, transport process and regenerative medicine; student advisement at both the undergraduate and graduate level; industry internships; laboratory and instrumentation upgrades; student excellence initiatives; ABET objectives; diversity enhancement; and external educational grant support in collaboration with the BME Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Committees. Contribution to research in biomaterials and tissue engineering is encouraged.
The University at Buffalo (UB), a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities, is the largest and most comprehensive university in The State University of New York (SUNY) system, with about 20,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate students and 1600 fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 6,000 students enrolled across 9 academic departments.
Buffalo is a city with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods, world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community, the Lake Erie waterfront, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports teams. The awe-inspiring Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away. The department is located on the UB North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost-of-living.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Applicants must possess a PhD in biomedical engineering or a related field. PhD must be conferred prior to appointment. Applicants must have at least three years of experience teaching courses related to biomaterials, transport process and regenerative medicine at the undergraduate and graduate level. Previous experience supervising students at both the undergraduate and graduate level is required.
At least five years of experience teaching courses related to biomaterials, transport process and regenerative medicine at the undergraduate and graduate level is preferred. Additionally, grant writing experience is preferred.
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.