Biomedical Engineering Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Philadelphia, PA

Widener University

Widener University is currently seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. This role reports to the chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and provides support to the School of Engineering.

The School of Engineering is committed to the principles and practices of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage applications from those who share our dedication to providing a welcoming and inclusive teaching, learning, and working environment. We believe that students, faculty, and staff should have equitable opportunities to pursue and advance toward their professional goals without marginalization or exclusion due to their differences. The diversity of our community is central to our success as a vibrant center of learning, teaching, research, and civic engagement.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (including, but not limited to)

Essential duties:
  • Teach and develop courses (including laboratory and design courses) for the biomedical engineering undergraduate and graduate curricula.
  • Publish scholarly work in peer-reviewed technical journals.
  • Develop and sustain an externally funded research program.
  • Advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Work collegially in support of the continuing growth of the biomedical engineering department and the School of Engineering.
  • Participation in faculty governance, and service to the profession and to the community

Secondary responsibilities:
  • Additional duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education/training and experience required) :

  • Earned doctorate in biomedical engineering or a closely-related field.
  • Research or industrial experience in biomaterials and/or cell and tissue engineering.
  • Candidates should be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in biomedical engineering.
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to excellence in engineering education.

  • May teach evening or online classes.
  • Participation in some evening or weekend activities may be required.

Qualified candidates must submit resume and cover letter for consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those selected to interview will be contacted.

The School of Engineering consists of six departments of biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical and robotics engineering. Widener University offers a competitive benefits package along with a professional environment designed to enhance career development.

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at


Advertised: 01 Dec 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:

To apply please click here! Posted: 01/26/2021