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Teaching Professor - Bioengineering

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
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Teaching Professor Position in Bioengineering

The Department of Bioengineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a Teaching Professor position in the area of Bioengineering starting in September 2023. The appointment level will be made commensurate with experience. This is a 9-month, non-tenure-track position with primary responsibilities for undergraduate and graduate classroom and laboratory instruction, undergraduate advising, and university service. Initial appointment is for two years, with possibility of renewal and continuous appointment.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is located in the beautiful ocean side community of 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, 8 concentrations, 11 graduate programs, and 8 accelerated BS-MS programs that serve more than 1,300 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 bioengineering; 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 and graduate BNG (Bioengineering) courses; including senior capstone projects; collaborating with faculty to enhance curriculum; academic advising; participating in university service activities; and engaging in university diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.


  • Candidates must have a terminal degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Bioengineering or a related discipline, and minimum of three years of experience with teaching engineering courses at the college level
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in one or more of the following areas:  organic chemistry/biochemistry, biomaterials, immunology, biotechnology, and statistics. 

Application Process

Applicants are invited to submit electronically a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; a one-page diversity statement; contact information for at least three professional references; and a one-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy. 

Important Notice

UMass Dartmouth requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all faculty, staff, and students who wish to work, live, learn or physically come to campus.  Read More.

Employment is contingent upon verification of background/credentials and work authorization. UMass Dartmouth requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all faculty, staff, and students who wish to work, live, learn or physically come to campus.  Read More.

Screening of complete applications will begin on December 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. 


Information about the Bioengineering Department can be found at College of Engineering



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