The Biomedical Engineering Program within the Department of Civil, Environmental & Biomedical Engineering at the University of Hartford invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor to start in the Fall 2017 semester for its ABET-accredited program in Biomedical Engineering. An earned doctorate in biomedical engineering or related engineering disciplines is required, though persons nearing completion will be considered. The position requires a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, and candidates should show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching. Effective written and oral communication in English is required. The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) teach sections of undergraduate courses in biomedical engineering senior capstone design, as well as engineering mechanics and other engineering sciences, (2) develop research related to bioinstrumentation, clinical engineering, and robotics, or related areas and disseminate the results of his/her research, (3) be comfortable teaching and advising projects related to clinical engineering, instrumentation, robotics, and mechanics, (4) contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and service, and (5) be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Candidates committed to encouraging underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines are encouraged to apply. Additionally, there will be opportunities to teach in our innovative, interdisciplinary All University Curriculum.

The College of Engineering, Technology and Architecture, includes ABET-EAC accredited programs in Civil, Biomedical, Acoustical and Music Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, and Computer Engineering. Additionally, the college offers ABET-ETAC accredited programs in Architecture, Electronic, and Mechanical Engineering Technology. Within the College, there are 51 full-time faculty and 1200 students. The Biomedical Engineering Program currently has over 90 students and eight full-time core and associated faculty members. The University of Hartford, an independent comprehensive university with seven constituent colleges, has over 350 full-time faculty members serving more than 6500 undergraduate and graduate students of whom about 4000 are in residence on the main campus. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. Our new five year strategic plan was approved in May of 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at The University is located on an attractive 340-acre campus in a suburban New England setting a few minutes from downtown Hartford.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

Applications, including teaching and research statement, current curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Mary C. Arico, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Civil, Environmental & Biomedical Engineering at as a PDF attachment. (Letters of reference may be directly submitted if preferred.) For best consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2017.

The University of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V