University of California, Riverside

Department of Bioengineering

Lecture Position



The Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites applications for a full-time lecturer position beginning in the Fall for the 2018/19 academic year. The successful candidate is expected to be able to teach at all levels of the bioengineering undergraduate curriculum. This includes an introductory seminar series and design courses at both the sophomore- and senior-level. Outstanding candidates should have either a Master’s or PhD degree in bioengineering or related field, or an equivalent B.S. degree with bioengineering industrial experience. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

The department offers BS, BS/MS, MS, and PhD degrees, with a current enrollment of 68 graduate and350 undergraduate students. The BS degree program in bioengineering was fully accredited by ABET in 2011. Students in the BS program have among the highest entrance scores for the university, and receive highest honors and distinction at national-level design competitions such as the NIH Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge. Further, eight BS graduates have received the prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship in the last few years. The faculty includes Fellows of BMES, AIMBE, and AAAS. Thus, the successful lecturer will be expected to help maintain our trajectory of excellence.

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 11, 2018. However, the search will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date for the position is September 24, 2018.

To Apply: Please register through the link at and provide a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest and statement of diversity, and contact information for 3 references. Candidates must also have evidence of a commitment to diversity such as engagement with diverse populations of students, role modeling, and mentoring. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first- generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

For advancement information for Lecturers, please refer to the Contract for the Lecturers Unit (IX) between the University of California and the American Federation of Teachers:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Bioengineering
205 Materials Science & Engineering

Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tel: (951) 827-4303
Fax: (951) 827-6416

Potential Undergraduate Students:
Undergraduate Admissions

Potential Graduate Students:
Professor Victor G. J. Rodgers

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