The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a Full-Time Lecturer position in the area of biomanufacturing starting in September 2019. This is a 9-month, non-tenure-track position with primary responsibilities for undergraduate classroom and laboratory instruction. Initial appointment is up to 2 years, with possibility of renewal.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is located in the beautiful ocean side community of North Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, half-hour east of Providence, and half-hour west of Cape Cod. It offers a world-class education to more than 9,300 undergraduate and graduate students each year in over 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs offered by the College of Engineering, College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law and School for Marine Science and Technology.
UMass Dartmouth has transformed the lives of 40,000 alumni and distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research. It is the only Massachusetts Tier 1 national research university south of Boston and serves as a catalyst for the development of marine science and technology industries along the south coast.
The College of Engineering is comprised of six departments: Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics. We offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 5 concentrations, 11 graduate programs, and 6 accelerated BS-MS programs that serve more than 1,250 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. Our mission is to prepare graduates to meet 21st-century technological challenges and improve the well-being of society; create new knowledge in engineering, technology, and computer science; and engage and develop students to become leaders in their fields through service and scholarship.
It is expected the successful candidate will be an engaging and effective teacher with a strong commitment to student learning and success. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses including labs; providing assistance in senior capstone projects; collaborating with faculty to enhance curriculum; academic advising; and participating in department service activities. Teaching load will be 6 courses per year, depending on advising and service load.
Master’s degree in biomanufacturing, biochemical engineering, biochemistry or related field
Experience with teaching at college level
Excellent communication skills
Currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis
PhD degree in biomanufacturing, biochemical engineering, biochemistry or related field
Documented success in teaching at college level
Experience with both eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells
R&D experience in the area of biomanufacturing or related areas
Familiar with MATLAB and some simulation software, e.g. COMSOL
We are especially interested in receiving qualified applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Applicants are invited to submit electronically a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; contact information for at least three professional references; and a one-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy.
Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.
Employment is contingent upon verification of background/credentials and work authorization. Successful candidate may have option to join the department in summer 2019 if available.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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