Biomedical Engineering Teaching Faculty Position

  • Florida A&M University - Florida State University College of Engineering
  • 2525 Pottsdamer St, Tallahassee, FL 32310, USA
  • Sep 24, 2019
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Engineering & Applied Sciences Medicine & Dentistry Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at the Florida A&M University (FAMU) - Florida State University (FSU) College of Engineering invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track, twelve-month teaching faculty position in biomedical engineering in the city of Tallahassee, Florida.  This is a permanent position, which has university benefits and opportunities for promotion. Major responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in biomedical engineering, which may include molecular and cellular engineering, biomechanics, bioinstrumentation, and the corresponding labs.  Candidates are also expected to assist in developing and teaching senior biomedical engineering design courses.  The candidate will prepare documentation for assessment of these courses as part of the program accreditation process and also mentor and advise students. The department is currently developing an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering and is seeking dedicated teaching faculty who can contribute to the development of this degree program through outstanding teaching and service. (Details can be found at the Department web page:

The Department has a dynamic group of faculty active in research and teaching across various areas of chemical, biomedical, and materials engineering. The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is the unique combination of two outstanding universities with overlapping but distinct missions – the nation's top Historically Black College/University and a Tier-1 research university. As such we provide an outstanding research and entrepreneurship-based education to one of the most diverse student populations in the US. Faculty are employed by one of our partner universities, but hold joint faculty privileges at both institutions.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, or a very closely related discipline, and demonstrate the capability for high quality instruction in biomedical engineering.  Candidates are expected to have strong commitments to high-quality teaching, primarily though not exclusively, at the undergraduate level, service to the department and campus, and outreach activities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to motivate and inspire students are essential.

Application Details

Applicants should submit:

Interested candidates should submit:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A full curriculum vitae
  3. A 2-3 page statement of teaching interests and experiences
  4. The names and contact information of three potential references
  5. An Equal Employment Opportunity Survey for Faculty Applicants

To apply, visit, search for Job Opening ID: 46355, and complete an application online. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, but for full consideration, please apply by the priority deadline of November 1, 2019. Questions about the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Bruce R. Locke.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

Florida A&M University and Florida State University are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers that encourage applications from minorities and women, and comply with the American Disabilities Act. Both are public records agencies pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes.


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