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Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment in BME

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The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the College of Engineering of the University of California, Davis is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking candidates for a Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment (LPSOE parallels the position of an assistant professor on track for tenure) or with Security of Employment (LSOE parallels the position of a tenured faculty member).

For details on this series see:

A Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or in a related quantitative discipline is required. Applicants must be able to teach core undergraduate and graduate courses, and be willing to help evolve an innovative multi-disciplinary curriculum in the field of biomedical engineering. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate education in bioengineering, strong interest and background in engineering design, and a record of effective and innovative teaching at the interface between Engineering, Biology, Physiology and Medicine. The responsibilities include the teaching of core courses including laboratories, continuous improvement of curriculum, participation in accreditation activities, and development of new educational initiatives. Successful submission and funding of grants related to education is strongly encouraged. Candidates with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering has experienced rapid growth over the past decade to 35 faculty members, and serves over 450 undergraduate students in an ABET accredited program. The Department has existing strengths in the areas of tissue engineering/regenerative medicine, cellular and molecular engineering, biomechanics, biomedical imaging. micro/nano systems, therapeutics, and computational/ systems biology. BME faculty benefit from close collaborations with the School of Medicine, Division of Biological Sciences, and School of Veterinary Medicine. The Department is home to state-of-the-art resources and facilities that serve both our academic and research programs, including the Center for Molecular and Genomic Imaging and the TEAM (Translating Engineering Advances to Medicine) Design, Prototyping, and Fabrication Laboratories.

Required materials include a cover letter; curriculum vitae with list of publications and professional activities; a statement of teaching interest, including a summary of leadership efforts, and plans/vision for development initiatives; a separate statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions; and at least three letters of reference. Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee at For additional details about the BME Department and this position, please refer to the following link:

The deadline for full consideration is December 1, 2017, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Job location

Davis, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching - Please include a summary of leadership efforts, and plans/vision for development initiatives.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required