Tenure Track Biomaterials Position



Union College seeks to fill a tenure-track position in the area of biomaterials. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Bioengineering or a closely related field with teaching and research interests in the area of biomaterials, such as tissue engineering, drug delivery systems, or novel biomaterial design. The College is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. The applicants should have a deep commitment to undergraduate education and research, and an interest in establishing a vibrant research program. The candidate is expected to teach an introductory engineering course, and courses in biomechanics and upper level biomaterials or interdisciplinary electives. Applicants that can make connections with other existing interdisciplinary programs or departments through their teaching or scholarship are also desirable. Candidates with interests in attracting, teaching, and mentoring a diverse student body are particularly encouraged to apply.

Union College is an undergraduate liberal arts institution with degree programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in Bioengineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Applicants should submit a single .pdf file containing a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching, and a statement of research interests (including plans for involving undergraduate students). The teaching statement should reflect on teaching experience and philosophy, as well as on engaging with students with diverse skills or backgrounds. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three references.

All application materials should be sent to Jennifer Currey, Bioengineering, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308 (Email: biomaterials-search@union.edu). We will begin the review of applications on December 1, 2016.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.