The Department of Engineering in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for academic year 2021-22, with a specialization in Engineering Design and Biomedical Engineering. The successful candidate will be joining a department with 7 full-time faculty members and over 100 undergraduate majors. Engineering began to offer its BS Engineering degree, with a specialization in biomedical, computer, or environmental engineering, in fall of 2015, and received ABET accreditation in August, 2020. It is the first U.S. engineering program to integrate engineering with social justice. For more information about the department, please visit its website at luc.edu/engineering.
This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The successful candidate will teach systems courses (linear system theory, control theory, digital signal processing), engineering design courses, and medical device courses, with a 2/2 teaching load. All Engineering courses are taught using mandatory active learning, with a maximum of 24 students in each course section. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuit of external grants, through collaboration with the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine.
The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Bioengineering or Biomedical Engineering at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Experience working or conducting research in the specialty area of electrical medical devices is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Internal Number: 14600
About Loyola University Chicago
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 sciences, 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.