The Knight Campus at the University of Oregon invites applications for an assistant/associate professor in bioengineering or biomedical engineering with a significant track record of research excellence as appropriate to their seniority and a demonstrated commitment to translating research discoveries into innovations to improve the human condition. Candidates seeking an assistant or associate professor position are encouraged to apply. Of particular interest are candidates with interests in functional and multifunctional materials, biocompatible polymers, adaptive materials, regenerative medicine or immunoengineering.
Minimum Requirements• Doctorate in Bioengineering, Biology, Human Physiology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or related discipline from an accredited institution of higher education.• Demonstrated ability to mentor and support students from diverse backgrounds through examples of cross-cultural communication skills, successful experience with different teaching strategies with the goal of addressing different learning contexts and/or an example of supporting or leading a program or set of activities that promoted interest and retention in the sciences by individuals from under-represented groups.• Teaching record in courses relevant to Bioengineering curricula as relevant based on seniority.• Successful record of external support for research program as relevant to seniority in the position.• Successful record of peer-reviewed publications as relevant to seniority in the position.
Preferred Qualifications• A nationally recognized track record of scientific achievement as evidenced by an outstanding publication record and other appropriate external indicators as relevant to the individual’s seniority in the field.• Experience working in complex, multi-stakeholder environments with the ability to build successfully at multiple interfaces (e.g. UO colleges and departments, other Oregon universities, and industry).• Demonstrated experience with large government agencies, foundations, industry, and philanthropy with a thorough understanding of funding opportunities and pathways and strategies to successfully attract funding sufficient for the individual’s research program and ambitions as relevant to the individual’s seniority in the field.• Demonstrated commitment in translating research discoveries to applications that improve the human condition.• Demonstrated commitment to diversifying the pipeline of participants in science training and careers.• Demonstrated success in a pedagogical environment using evidence-based pedagogical methods.