The Grainger College of Engineering: Teaching Faculty (Open Rank) - Bioengineering (142989)
University of Illinois

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Teaching Faculty (Open Rank)

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Department of Bioengineering

The Grainger College of Engineering

The Department of Bioengineering (BIOE) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for an open rank teaching faculty position in all areas of bioengineering. We seek highly qualified applicants with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach at all levels. This is a 100% non-tenure-track, renewable appointment on an academic year (nine-month) service basis paid over twelve months.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

Applicants for this position must have a Ph.D. in bioengineering, medicine, or a related field. Ideal candidates will have multiple years of experience in teaching core courses in a terminal degree program. Previous experience teaching lecture-based courses and laboratory courses in quantitative physiology, bioinstrumentation, transport, biomaterials, and/or biomechanics is preferred. Other areas of bioengineering relevant to the mission of the department will also be considered. Competitive applicants will show promise of excellence in classroom instruction and will demonstrate knowledge of modern pedagogical practices. Successful applicants will join the department's thriving community of creative, passionate, and innovative teaching faculty who contribute to high-quality instruction and content development. Many faculty also engage in research, outreach, and service activities. Ideal candidates include those who demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors.

BIOE at UIUC is experiencing a period of programmatic growth, anticipating significant increases in course offerings and student numbers in both graduate and undergraduate programs. With the completion of a new building and the launch of a new engineering-driven College of Medicine on the UIUC campus, the opportunities to influence engineering education are many.

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 5, 2021. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Preferred starting date is August 16, 2021, but is negotiable. Applications should be submitted by visiting and uploading in one PDF file a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and names and contact information for three references. Applicants may also submit supporting material relevant to evaluating their teaching abilities. For inquiry, please email Amy Meharry at

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit "Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment".

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

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