Duties and Responsibilities: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), Department of Engineering Science invites applications for a three-year renewable, full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of clinical assistant professor, beginning fall 2017. Engineering Science began to offer its BS Engineering Science degree in fall of 2015 and plans to seek ABET accreditation in fall of 2019. The specializations in this program are biomedical, computer, and environmental engineering. The Engineering Science faculty includes Clinical Assistant Professors, who incorporate real-world experience into their teaching, and enable students to gain a better understanding of everyday engineering challenges such as product specifications. The department currently has 5 full-time faculty members. For more details about the program, visit http://www.luc.edu/engineeringscience. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses within a system theory-based curriculum, with a 4/3 course load. The successful candidate will oversee and teach sections of Biomedical Engineering Lab, biomedical engineering specialty courses, and core engineering courses, and will assist in the development and implementation of two rigorous Biomedical Engineering capstone design courses.
Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or electrical engineering, as well as 4 years of full-time industry or government experience, are required. Candidates for the position must demonstrate the potential for distinguished teaching and student mentorship or possess a record of such accomplishments.
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and scie...nces, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.