Assistant Professor – Biomedical Engineering

first_imgResponsibilitiesFaculty in the Biomedical Engineering Department are expected tohave expertise in the subject matter of the class or lab theyteach. The regular duties of the faculty include: Developing all necessary course materials,Delivering synchronous and/or asynchronous lectures for theassigned class, in accordance with standard SJSU practices,Grading course assignments, examinations and projectreports,Enforcing academic policies in the assigned course, such asacademic integrity violations and reporting violations to theappropriate authorities,Coordinating the activities of teaching assistants and graderswho may have been hired for the assigned course,Posting the final grades in a timely manner at the end of thesemester,Contributing to the regular assessment and continuousimprovement of teaching effectiveness at both course and programlevels.Participation in shared governance, usually in department,college, and university committees, academic advising ofundergraduate and graduate students, and other serviceassignments.The candidate must demonstrate awareness and experienceunderstanding the needs of a student population of great diversity– in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language andacademic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement. Letter of interestCurriculum vitaeStatement of teaching interests/philosophy (2 pages maximum, 12pt. Times New Roman)Research plans (2 pages maximum, 12 pt. Times New Roman)Diversity statement (1 page maximum, 12 pt. Times New Roman)discussing specific initiatives, strategies, activities that youhave accomplished and/or that you plan to accomplish to advancediversity, equity, and/or inclusionThree references with name, position, affiliation, and contactinformationFor full consideration please upload your application by 5:00p.m. December, 14, 2020 Pacific Standard Time. Department SummaryThe Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department at San José StateUniversity (SJSU) invites applications for one tenure-track facultyposition at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department is hometo dynamic programs for BS and MS degrees in BiomedicalEngineering. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we havedeveloped strong ties and long-standing collaborations with thediverse array of biomedical engineering industries that surroundus. While most of our students stay in Silicon Valley upongraduation, and contribute actively to the dynamic growth in theBay Area, a significant portion of our students have enjoyedsuccessful careers around the country and abroad. Our rigorous BSand MS curricula were developed in close consultation with ourIndustry Advisory Council to ensure that our graduates are“industry-ready” with the skills and knowledge to begin successfulcareers in biomedical engineering. Many of our classes also benefitfrom the contributions of these industry experts who engage ourstudents, share their practical experiences and, not infrequently,teach some of our classes.The reputation of our educational programs for providing a uniquepractical approach is built on a strong academic foundation thatcontinues to attract students. Student enrollment in our BS and MSprograms has increased steadily since the department’s inception,with a current total student population of approximately 450. Manyof our students are engaged in academic research with faculty intheir research labs, or work on projects with industries in variouscapacities.Our full-time faculty are all active researchers and continue tosuccessfully attract major funding from industry, local andstate-wide funding programs, and federal institutions such as theNational Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health.The range of their research interests spans advanced biomaterials,prosthetics and orthotics, 3D printing, microfluidic devices fordiagnostics, nanotechnology for drug delivery, and cardiovasculardevices, among others.More information about the SJSU Biomedical Engineering Departmentcan be found at: Qualifications Compensation – Commensurate with qualifications andexperience. See Benefits Summary for details.Starting Date – August 2021Eligibility – Employment is contingent upon proof ofeligibility to work in the United States.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents: A Ph.D. earned in Biomedical Engineering, or a closely relatedengineering discipline; the Ph.D. degree conferral date should beno later than April 15, 2021.Commitment to teaching and research activities of the highestacademic and professional caliber, while maintaining astudent-centric approach at all times, thereby contributing to thedevelopment of students as productive, responsible, and caringcitizens of the world. In particular, applicants must demonstrate astrong commitment to: (a) teaching and working with a diversepopulation of students at the undergraduate and graduate (MS)levels, (b) curricular innovation to complement and further advancethe program, (c) laboratory development that will enhance thequality of education and research, and (d) development ofexternally funded research programs and laboratorycapabilities.Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivityto the educational goals of a multicultural population as mighthave been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching andother comparable experience.center_img Research expertise in biomedical electronics,bioinstrumentation, bio imaging, biomechanics, biomaterials,biomedical device design and/or manufacturing, or other closelyrelated areas.Interest in addressing the health outcomes gaps throughstrategies to enhance public health and social welfare systems, aswell as developing alternative and less invasive therapies forthose who live with a wide range of chronic diseases and/ordisabilities, among other issues.Extensive industry and/or academic research experience in afield relevant to biomedical engineering. The UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of who are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked third nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley. SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: October 09, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific DaylightTimeApplications close: Inquires may be directed to the Department Chair; Guna [email protected] Preferred Qualificationslast_img