Purpose: The Bioengineering Department in the School of Engineering at Santa Clara University invites applicants for a full-time 3-year Renewable Term Lecturer faculty position beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must have a strong commitment and ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and will also be encouraged to collaborate with faculty of this department and other departments within the School of Engineering and elsewhere at the University, advise students, and provide service to the University.
Salary: depending on experience, education, and qualifications
Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. in Bioengineering or related fields
Preferred Qualifications: 5-years of experience and demonstrated evidence of effective university-level teaching
Responsibilities: A. Planning and teaching courses in bioengineering lower and upper division undergraduate, graduate courses in the areas of bioprocess engineering, biostatistics and biomaterials. B. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with assigned courses, including: 1. Preparing for and conducting all assigned class meetings, including lab sessions; 2. Assigning and evaluating student work appropriately; 3. Providing weekly on-campus office hours for consultation outside of class; 4. Conducting and submitting course assessments as required by the department; 5. Assigning student grades appropriately and submitting to the Office of Student Records by the designated deadline; and 6. Complying with university and school policies, including those delineated in the School of Engineering Renewable-term Faculty Handbook. C. Fulfilling other instructional, academic, or service duties as assigned, including: 1. Providing academic advising to students; 2. Participating in departmental meetings and services, as well as school events such as Preview Day, Open House, etc. as requested.
Work Authorization: Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants: Required Documents: 1. Cover letter which should include a description of your teaching experience/interests/philosophy 2. Current CV 3. Contact information for three references.Optional: 1. Sample Syllabi
About Santa Clara University Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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