Assistant/Associate Professor - Biomedical Engineering - Tenure Track

The College of New Jersey in New Jersey

Deadline October 15, 2014
Date Posted August 26, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time


The School of Engineering at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a tenure track assistant or associate professorship in biomedical engineering to begin in August 2015.

Because teaching and research are mutually supportive activities at TCNJ, candidates must demonstrate development of and plans for a research program that integrates their teaching and scholarly interests. Candidates should be strongly committed to the teacher-scholar model in a primarily undergraduate, residential institution and to maintaining both high quality teaching and an active and productive research program.

The successful candidates will be responsible for effective teaching, research, service, and advising. It is expected that successful candidates will demonstrate plans for establishing a productive research program at TNCJ that includes undergraduate students. Specific teaching responsibilities will include introductory mechanics for biomedical engineers, biomechanics, and upper-level electives related to the candidate's research area such as mechanics of tissues, or related topics in advanced biomechanics. Additionally, candidates should be able to teach quantitative physiology and general engineering courses, as needed.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or related field at the time of appointment. Preferred qualifications include an undergraduate degree or specialization in biomedical engineering, a background in curriculum/lab development, and industrial experience.

This is an exciting time to join the Department of Biomedical Engineering at TCNJ. The Biomedical Engineering program was established in 2003 and became a department in 2010. The Bachelor of Science program currently enrolls ~115 students and is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, School of Engineering, generally, and the Department of Biomedical Engineering, specifically, will be expanding into a new 65,000 ft2 building as part of a strategic STEM development initiative. Additionally, the School is adding ~$2.5 million in new core educational and research equipment. For more information, and to review the School's Strategic Plan visit


Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its nearly 6,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron's 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in nursing, education and English. In 2006, TCNJ was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter-an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools-Arts & Communication; Business; Culture and Society; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College'™s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. The School of Engineering enrolls about 575 engineering majors across 6 programs. The School offers Bachelor of Science degrees in biomedical, civil, computer, electrical, and mechanical engineering and engineering science with a specialization in management. They additionally offer a bachelor of science in technological education/pre-engineering education and math/science/technology education.

TCNJ is proud to be the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE grant, working to support the careers of women faculty in STEM disciplines by developing systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women.

Contact Information

Electronic applications are encouraged. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, transcripts, and names of three references to: BME Search Committee Chair, School of Engineering via email of applications will begin October 15, 2014 and will remain open until the position is filled.

The College of New Jersey is committed to creating a diverse community that supports all of its faculty, students and staff. All members of the TCNJ Campus Community share a responsibility for creating and sustaining a learning environment where difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. The College of New Jersey is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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