Term Instructional Faculty

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 15, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Department of Bioengineering

Term Instructional Faculty: The George Mason Department of Bioengineering, within the Volgenau School of Engineering , invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, instructional faculty position that can start as early as summer 2019. The faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.


The candidate will be responsible for:

* Teaching core bioengineering undergraduate and graduate courses and developing electives in accordance with their area of expertise.

Required Qualifications: * Candidates must have earned a doctorate, or be very near to completing this degree, in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related field to apply for this position. Terminal degree has to be awarded by the start date of the position. * Applicants must possess strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Preference will be given to candidates with a combination of the following qualifications: teaching experience; a record of peer-reviewed publications; and demonstrated teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: clinical biomedical engineering, bioinstrumentation, imaging, computational biomedicine, biomaterials, tissue engineering, biotechnology, nanomedicine, biomechanics, bioinformatics, biomedical signal processing, and physiological modeling.

About the Department of Bioengineering:

Mason's bioengineering department

https://bioengineering.gmu.edu/research) has 15 faculty members whose research can be divided into four pillars. They are: biomedical imaging and devices, computational biomedicine, biomaterials and nanomedicine, neurotechnology and computational neuroscience. Newly constructed research facilities in these focus areas opened in 2018. Bioengineering faculty research is funded by a number of federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. These agencies and other sources bring the department's active research funding total to more than $20 million. Undergraduate enrollment in the thriving ABET-accredited undergraduate program with totals more than 250 students. A new rapidly growing PhD program, and a master's program that was launched in 2018 complete the academic offerings. The department has several growing partnerships with regional centers such as the Inova Center for Personalized Health (ICPH https://www.inova.org/inova-center-for-personalized-health) which includes the Center for Surgery and Bioengineering Research and the Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Institute.

About the Volgenau School of Engineering - The Future of Engineering Is Here

The Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University is a fast-growing force for innovation in technology and education. The school boasts approximately 8,000 students in 37 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs, including several first-in-the-nation offerings. As part of a nationally ranked R1 research university, its sponsored research awards over the last 12 months are approximately $100 million. Located in the heart of Northern Virginia's technology corridor, Mason Engineering stands out for its focus on emerging areas including big data, cybersecurity, healthcare technology, robotics and autonomous systems, signals and communications, and sustainable infrastructure.

About George Mason University:

George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of over 37,000 students studying in more than 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It is classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. In 2019, U.S. News and World Report ranked Mason as one of the nation's top institutions for diversity, innovative learning, and a campus atmosphere that allows its students to thrive. Mason is located in Fairfax in Northern Virginia at the doorstep of Washington, D.C., with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. Northern Virginia is also home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation providing excellent opportunities for interaction with industry. Fairfax is consistently rated as being among the best places to live in the country and has an outstanding local public-school system.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F370AZ at http://jobs.gmu.edu; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, a statement on diversity and inclusive excellence experience (to be attached as 'other document'), and the names of three professional references with contact information. An official transcript will be required for an offer to be issued. For full consideration applicants must apply by May 16, 2019, however the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Michael Buschmann, Chair, Department of Bioengineering, at mbuschma@gmu.edu.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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