Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Biological Engineering with Health Applications

Tempe, Arizona
commensurate with experience
Nov 01, 2017
Dec 01, 2017
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Faculty Positions in Biological Engineering with Health Applications

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) are seeking applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in the area of biological engineering with health applications.  Areas of interest relevant to human health applications include, but are not limited to: molecular, cellular and / or tissue engineering, immunoengineering, biomaterials and biofabrication, biopharmaceuticals and bioprocessing, synthetic and systems biology, and human-microbe interactions.

We seek applicants who will contribute to our programs and will leverage investments by the University, including the Biodesign Institute, and collaborations that promote interdisciplinary teaching and research.  Our health partners in the Valley include the Mayo Clinic (, Translational Genomics Institute (TGEN;, Barrow Neurological Institute (, Banner Health ( and Phoenix Children’s Hospital ( The current openings are intended to broaden our expertise and expand collaborations.

Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and undertake service activities within the university, in the professional community and at the national level.

Appointments will be at the assistant, associate or full professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2018.   Although the faculty appointment may be in any of the six Fulton Schools of Engineering, the Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy are currently among the most involved in the interest areas of the search.

Required qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a field related to the search topics
  • Demonstrated evidence of research capability
  • Commitment to teaching excellence as appropriate to the candidate’s rank

Desired qualifications:

  • Commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to research and teaching

Review of applications will begin December 11, 2017; if not filled, reviews will occur on the 1st and 15th of the month thereafter until the search is closed.  Apply at: Candidates will be asked to submit the following documents through their Interfolio Dossier.

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research statement
  • Contact information for three references

For more information or questions about these positions, please contact the search committee chair Professor Kaushal Rege (

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  See ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) at and the Title IX statement at

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