Job Number85TBD Is this split and/or fully grant funded?No Position End Date Position Number Job CategoryUniversity Faculty Open Until FilledYes Open Date11/24/2020 Job TitleEngineering, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering,Tenure Track FLSA StatusExempt Position TitleEngineering, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering,Tenure Track Desired Start Date08/09/2021 Physical DemandsNone Duties and Responsibilities Special Instructions to Applicants The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Bioengineering or BiomedicalEngineering at the time of appointment. Candidates for the positionmust clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in researchand teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for)distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and studentmentorship. Experience working or conducting research in thespecialty area of electrical medical devices is desirable. Thecandidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and thegoals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Number of Vacancies Posting Details Position Details Qualifications Department NameCOLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES The Department of Engineering in the College of Arts and Sciencesat Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for afull-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professorfor academic year 2021-22, with a specialization in EngineeringDesign and Biomedical Engineering. The successful candidate will bejoining a department with 7 full-time faculty members and over 100undergraduate majors. Engineering began to offer its BS Engineeringdegree, with a specialization in biomedical, computer, orenvironmental engineering, in fall of 2015, and received ABETaccreditation in August, 2020. It is the first U.S. engineeringprogram to integrate engineering with social justice. For moreinformation about the department, please visit its website atluc.edu/engineering.This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiringinitiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teacherswho are reflective of our diverse student body and committed tointerdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across differentsubfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Ofspecial interest are candidates who can further the University’sefforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.The successful candidate will teach systems courses (linear systemtheory, control theory, digital signal processing), engineeringdesign courses, and medical device courses, with a 2/2 teachingload. All Engineering courses are taught using mandatory activelearning, with a maximum of 24 students in each course section. Thesuccessful candidate is expected to pursue a strong researchprogram, including the pursuit of external grants, throughcollaboration with the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. Location CodeCOLLEGE OF A&S – LSC (02100A) Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letterof interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statementoutlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement onteaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/orpotential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body throughresearch, teaching and other channels and engaging a diversecommunity through scholarship and service. Applicants should alsoarrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared tospeak to their professional qualifications for this position,especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to besubmitted electronically to the above website (letter writers willreceive an electronic prompt from LUC ). Candidates may forwardadditional materials related to teaching excellence and samples ofscholarly publications to:Gail Baura, Ph.D., Search Committee ChairDepartment of EngineeringLoyola University Chicago1032 W. Sheridan RoadChicago, Illinois 60660Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2021 and continueuntil the position is filled.LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with astrong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying ourfaculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of itsprofessoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate studentpopulations because broad diversity – including a wide range ofindividuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – iscritical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence ineducation, research, educational access and services in anincreasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically assessingthe many qualifications of each applicant, we would factorfavorably an individual’s record of conduct that includesexperience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a widevariety of different educational, research or other workactivities. Among other qualifications, we would also factorfavorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriersto an academic career or degrees.As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seekcandidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver atransformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn moreabout LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focuson transformative education, they should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/transformativeed. Quick Link for Postinghttps://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14600 CampusRogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Organizational LocationPROVOST Close Date Job TypeFull-Time Working ConditionsNone Minimum Education and/or Work Experience The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Bioengineering or BiomedicalEngineering at the time of appointment. Candidates for the positionmust clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in researchand teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for)distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and studentmentorship. Experience working or conducting research in thespecialty area of electrical medical devices is desirable. Thecandidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and thegoals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeTeaching StatementResearch StatementOther DocumentOptional Documents Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).